How-to: Fall Leaf Pillow

Recreate a pillow from an HGTV Magazine cover shoot for your own home.
By: Jennifer Berno DeCleene
Color Cover of HGTV Magazine November 2014

Color Cover of HGTV Magazine November 2014

Color Cover of HGTV Magazine November 2014

Photo by: Jonny Valiant

Jonny Valiant

It’s hard to notice anything but Sophie, the sweet golden retriever on the cover of the November 2014 issue of HGTV Magazine, but next to her are some equally fluffy pillows. Below you can find the steps to make the leaf pillow on the bench—the perfect addition to a fall front porch.

Materials Needed

  • leaf template (download below)
  • 20" x 20" piece of felt
  • tailor's chalk
  • scissors
  • fabric glue
  • 20" x 20" pillow cover

Step 1

Step 2

Trace the template onto the felt with tailor's chalk, then cut out the leaf shape.

Step 3

Dab fabric glue along the edges of the felt leaf, then center the leaf on the pillow cover and press down. Let dry overnight.

Fall Leaf Pillow

Fall Leaf Pillow

Learn how to make this leaf pillow from the cover of HGTV Magazine's November 2014 issue.

Photo by: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Philip Friedman/Studio D

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