How to Make Felt Pillows That are Perfect for Game Day

Add a little personalization to your tailgate decorations with this quick and easy pillow tutorial.

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Make your own custom number or letter pillow in a few easy steps! With our printable templates and a few basic craft supplies, you can whip these up in no time. Customize with your favorite player’s number or team monogram!

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer

Rennai Hoefer

Materials

  • Pillow cover
  • Pillow insert
  • Felt (2 colors)
  • Scissors
  • Printable template
  • Permanent marker
  • Glue gun/hot glue or thread/needle

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer

Rennai Hoefer

Trace and Cut

Download, print and cut out a number or letter template. Use the permanent marker to trace the template on to the top color of your felt, and then cut it out.

Assemble

Use the hot glue gun to attach the cut out number or letter to the second color of felt. Once cooled, use scissors to cut out around the edges of the number to create a thin border of the second color of felt. Use hot glue or the thread and needle to attach the layered number or letter to the pillow cover.

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer

Rennai Hoefer

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