If you love to decorate for the different holidays but don’t like to store all the different variations, I’m sharing how to create DIY holiday pillow covers using storebought covers and adding some iron-on designs! The designs are available for download later in the post!

Read on for a chance to win a $100 Michael’s Gift Card and 10 pounds of poly-fil

Using store-bought pillow covers saves me time. You can also easily make envelope pillow covers using this method from my friend Heidi.

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DIY Holiday Pillow Cover Supplies

Supplies for Snowflake Pillow

I really love the ease of the pillow inserts from Fairfield. They come in many sizes and fit the pillow covers great!

If you are new to iron-on you may want to check out my Iron-on Basics post. You can also find more tutorials regarding iron-on within my Iron-on Vinyl Page.

How to make DIY Holiday Pillows

Time needed: 15 minutes.

Easily customize holiday and seasonal pillow covers with iron-on! Storebought covers and Fairfield pillow inserts make this project a breeze!

  1. Upload your Design to Design Space

    Upload and size your designs to your pillow covers.

    I am using my Cricut today. You can also do this on your Silhouette as well.
    How to Upload SVGs into Cricut Design Space
    How to Upload SVGs into Silhouette Studio

    Designs in Cricut Design Space

  2. Cut your iron on.

    Click Make it in Design Space. Mirror your images on the mat screen, continue to cut your iron-on with the shiny side down on your mat.
    You may find detailed instructions on cutting Iron on here:
    Cutting Iron-on with a Cricut
    Cutting Iron-on with a Silhouette
    showing where to mirror your design in design space

  3. Weed your design

    Using a weeding hook, weed the excess iron-on away from your design.

  4. Set Time and Temperature on your EasyPress 2

    Consult the Heat Guide and set your EasyPress 2 to the appropriate heat and time settings.

  5. Press the design

    Press the iron-on design with the Cricut EasyPress 2. Remove the Carrier sheet and enjoy your new decor!Showing the Large EasyPress pressing iron on onto pillow covers

  6. Insert the Pillow Form & Enjoy

    The pillow cover has a hidden zipper. Unzip and insert the Fairfield World Pillow form. Rezip the cover and enjoy your new creation!

With the hidden zipper type of cover (versus the envelope cover) you can utilize both sides of the pillow! So I put a snowflake and the let it snow design on each side of a pillow so they are reversible.

I joined 24 of my friends for Pillow Party 2019! So many great ways to personalize and decorate your Fairfield World Pillow Insert!
Here are more pillow ideas from our Pillow Party!


Our Pillow Party is sponsored by Fairfield World, Laura Kelly Designs and The Hedgehog Hollow. We are giving away a $100 Michael’s Gift Card and 10 pounds of Poly-Fill to celebrate! Enter below using the widget. You may read my official giveaway rules here.

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