Have you noticed that fall always seems to swoop in overnight? One day you just wake up and realize it’s sweater weather? Send your husband to get the fireplace ready and pull our your wool socks? I’ve already had that day come and I’m not even going to pretend to be upset about it. Sweater weather is the best kind of weather. I’m welcoming autumn with arms wide open and a Hello Fall DIY Pillow! And I’m not the only one bringing in the season… I’ve got a fantastic group of bloggers who all wanted to share their fall DIYs – catch all of the great projects at the bottom of the post.
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Every season my style evolves and my DIY projects take a new edge. What I love about this DIY pillow though? It would completely jive with any style. I bet all of you can see this piece tucked on your couch.
- Blank pillow cover
- Iron-On Vinyl (Black)
- Cricut Maker
- Cricut Design File (below)
- Weeding Tool
- Cricut EasyPress
- EasyPress Mat
How to Make Your Hello Fall DIY Pillow:
Start by opening the Design File in the Cricut Design Space. You can make your own design, or open this file FREE when you sign up for our e-mail list:
Once you have your design open click “Make it” in the top right corner. This will bring you to the page above, where you can select “mirror” on the left, and your image will automatically be reversed.
Make sure that the vinyl is loaded shiny side down before you start cutting!
After the cut is done, you need to remove the vinyl from the mat, and then weed away all of the unwanted parts so that you are left with just the words on the protective plastic layer.
Pull out your EasyPress and EasyPress mat to iron the design onto your pillow. These tools allow for even heat, and a finished project in just seconds, but if you don’t have them, an iron and ironing board will work too!
Start by heating the fabric to get it warm and remove wrinkles.
Next place your design (protective layer up) onto the pillow. I used a ruler to make sure that my design was centered perfectly.
When you are ready, use the EasyPress to apply heat as stated in the instructions, according to your fabric type. Mine only needed 30 seconds at 340F.
Let the fabric cool completely and then remove the protective coating to reveal your finished pillow!
There! Now it’s starting to feel like fall on the inside and on the outside! I’m in love with the simplicity of this design!
I hope you’re looking for more fall inspiration, because I’m got a lot of beautiful projects to share with you! Hope over to see what my friends are sharing!
Sweater Pumpkins at The Happy Housie // Chinoiserie Pumpkins at Shabbyfufu // Wire Basket Bundt Pan Pumpkins at Bless’er House // Plastic Fall Fruit Makeover at Craftberry Bush // Pumpkin Topiary at Inspiration for Moms
Forest Pine Candle at Setting for Four // Wooden Trough at Deeply Southern Home // Thrifty Magnolia Wreath at Home Made Lovely // Pumpkin Vase at Amber Tysl // Autumn Watercolour Place Cards at Finding Silver Pennies
Wooden Pumpkin at The Turquoise Home // Cotton Wreath at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia // No-Sew Burlap Table Runner at Jenna Kate at Home // Cute Pumpkin Plants at House by Hoff // Fall Flannel Quilted Pillow at TIDBITS
Silk Fall Floral Arrangement at Town and Country Living // Simple Fabric Pumpkins at Confessions of a Serial Do It Yourselfer // Soy Candles at The DIY Mommy // Lighted Pumpkin Bucket at Clean and Scentsible
If you want even more Fall Inspiration, check out these great projects!