Perfectly Adorable Doll Pillows

Categories: Kid Friendly, Pillow, Doll

The cutest doll accessories look like the “real thing” just tiny.  These doll pillows are perfectly adorable with their own separate pillowcase, wide hem, and plump pillow inside.  Pillowcases can be made with any fabric scraps, but we think you’ll agree the snuggly softness of Shannon Fabrics Cuddle Fabrics makes for the sweetest playtime.

If your child likes to play with dolls, they’ll love some snuggly soft doll accessories.  Be sure to check out links at the bottom of this post to other related doll DIY projects including a doll tent, sleeping bag, puff quilt, and travel accessories.

What you need to make this project

Small Amount of Poly-Fil® Fiber Fill
White Cotton Fabric scraps at least 5x7" for Pillows
Cuddle Fabric Scraps at least 8x9" or 1/4 yard Cuddle Fabric
Coordinating Thread
Sewing Machine and related supplies
Rotary Cutting Mat, Blade and Ruler or Sewing Scissors

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Step One

We’ll begin these doll pillows by making the pillowcases since they’re so bright and pretty and soft. (But you can start with the little pillows if you a save-the-best-for-last kind of person.)

  1. Cut you pillowcase fabric into a rectangle 9″ tall and 8″ wide.
  2. Fold over one at 2″ to make cuff.
  3. Stitch.
  4. Fold in half RIGHT SIDES together and stitch down the side and bottom with 1/2 inch seam allowance.  Clip corners.
  5. Turn right side out.
  6. Go make your tiny pillow.

Doll Pillowcase Directions

Fabrics shown include Dandelion Cuddle® TealBubble Dot Cuddle® Hot Pink/TealTweet Tweet Cuddle® SnowSolid Cuddle® 3 Kiwi.

Step Two

  1. Cut two 5″ x 7″rectangles from white cotton fabric.  Pin securely.
  2. Stitch around the sides with 1/2 inch seam allowance, leaving and opening at the top big enough to turn the pillow.
  3. Clip the corners.
  4. Turn right side out.
  5. Add Polyfil.
  6. Stitch the pillow closed.

Doll Pillows Instructions

Step Three

Make additional adorable accessories for your doll.  Seriously, with a pillow this cute and cuddly, you must have a coordinating sleeping bag, mattress, puff quilt, or tent.

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And if you’ve been bit by the DIY Doll Bug, you’ll want to check out all of my tutorials for making fun doll accessories.

Easy DIY Doll Tent

 Reversible Doll Sleeping Bags
 Reversible Doll Sleeping Bag
Easy Doll Hanging Garment Bag

 Doll Pillow Tutorial
 Super Easy Doll Puff Quilt
DIY Hogwarts Robe for 18-inch Doll