Quick-and-Easy Felt Shamrock Pillow

Add an easy-to-make felt shamrock to a burlap pillow to decorate for St. Patrick's Day.
Shamrock Pillow

Shamrock Pillow

Materials Needed:

  • 16" burlap pillow cover
  • 16" pillow insert
  • dark-green felt
  • lime-green felt
  • hook-and-loop tape
Materials for Shamrock Pillow

Materials for Shamrock Pillow

Print Out Templates

Download, print and cut out templates for shamrock and circle.

Trace Templates

Trace shamrock template on dark-green felt and circle template on lime-green felt.

Cut Out Shapes

Cut out shamrock and circle from felt.

Fold and Glue Felt Circle

To make the lime-green flower, place a small dollop of hot glue in the center of the felt circle and then fold the circle in half.

Hot Glue Gun

Hot Glue Gun

Form Felt Flower

Fold felt half circle in half again and secure with hot glue to form flower. Attach flower to shamrock with hot glue.

Add Hook-and-Loop Tape to Shamrock

Attach two-inch strip of hook-and-loop tape to back of felt shamrock.

Textured Piece Arrangement

Textured Piece Arrangement

Add Hook-and-Loop Tape to Pillow

Place pillow insert into pillow cover, and attach two-inch strip of hook-and-loop tape to center of pillow cover.

Use Burlap Pillow

Use Burlap Pillow

Finish Pillow

Attach finished shamrock to pillow. The pillow can be updated for every holiday or season with other simple felt cutouts.

Resource: Burlap Pillow Cover From Sweet Tea and Linen.

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