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DIY Pom Pom Pillow (Easy No Sew Version!)

Add pretty details and a pop of color to any room with a simple DIY pom pom pillow – no sewing required! This is such an easy decor project.

Skills Required: None. Even if you’ve never made anything before, you’ll be able to make these pillows. They’re great for beginning crafters.

DIY Pom Pom Pillow (Easy No Sew Version!)

I was checking my Instagram the other day, when I saw the most adorable pom pom pillows in one of my friend’s pictures, and I knew I had to have them! I also knew that I could make these DIY pillows myself, so I got myself the supplies and whipped them up.

I don’t own a sewing machine, so these are a no-sew version, but you could just as easily sew these. They were easy and turned out CUTE so what else could I ask for, ya know?

Pillow cover, pom pom trim, fabric glue, and scissors

Pom Pom Pillow Cover

Learn how to make these pom pom pillows in just a few easy steps! You’re going to measure the trim and cut it, then glue it down to the pillow. That’s it!

Any type of pillow cover should work for this project. I used inexpensive cotton blend ones. If you use a good fabric glue, then you should be fine.

I personally love getting pillow covers for crafts from IKEA. They have inexpensive ones made out of decent fabric. They are great basic surfaces that you can embellish for home decorating.

If you’re ready to jump into this easy adult craft, here are the instructions.

Gather These Supplies

Measure and Cut the Trim

Step 1: Cut your pom pom strands to the length of the pillow cover. I used nine 18-inch strands on each pillow.

Measuring pom pom trim and cutting to fit the pillowcase

Attach the Trim

Step 2: Apply the fabric glue and pom poms. You’re going to use a thin line of glue across the pillow. Then you’re going to quickly smooth down the trim and let it dry.

If you feel nervous about attaching the trim in a straight line, you can use a ruler or measuring tape and pencil to draw your lines across the pillow cover. That will give you a very clear line to apply the glue.

Applying fabric glue to a pillow cover and attaching the trim

Let the glue for one row set a little bit before adding the next row of trim. This way, you won’t bump the other row and smear the glue and create a mess.

Red pillow cover with pom pom trim attached

Once all the trim is attached, let your pom pom pillow cover dry completely. Then add your pillow insert.

Easy DIY pom pom pillow

Once you see how easy it is to decorate one cover – you’re going to want to make another. Which is a-okay, because these look great in any room! Kids’ rooms, living room, spare bedroom . . . who doesn’t love pom poms?

DIY pom pom pillow red cover with pom pom trim attached

See? I told you this DIY pom pom pillow was easy! Buy the stuff, complete a couple steps, and you’re done!

How to make a pom pom pillow

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If you enjoyed this project, I’d love for you to check out these other projects as well: