DIY Tutorial: No-Sew Pillows

No sewing skills required! All you need is fabric, stuffing and scissors.

The tutorial was created by Tori Story, the adult/teen services programmer at our Cold Spring Branch. If you have any questions about the tutorial, please email her at

Supplies Needed

  • Two equal-sized pieces of fabric
  • Stuffing
    • Like cotton, polyfill or scrap fabric
  • Scissors

Step 1

Take the two pieces of fabric and cut squares out of the corners. Then cut slits in the edges of the fabric, keeping them lined up.

Step 2

Start double knotting the now cut fabric together.

Step 3

Keep going until three sides of the two pieces of fabric are joined together.

Step 4

Stuff the pillow through the fourth open side.

Step 5

Tie the fourth side together. Push the stuffing around to make the pillow even, and then you’re done!

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