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Pillow beds are perfect for the kids to lounge on watching tv or to keep in their rooms. They are easy to make and the kids will love them.

Pillow bed

What you’ll need:

  • 4 metres of material
  • 4 pillows
  • sewing machine
  • scissors
  • measuring tape
  • pins

Method:

  1. Cut two pieces of material, each measuring 34.5″ x 75″.
  2. With right sides together, pin one long side and two short ends together.
  3. Sew these three sides leaving a 1/2 inch seam.
  4. Fold 1/2 inch seam on each individual piece of the long side that is open and sew – separately not together.
  5. Turn material right side out.
  6. Measure 18.5 inch blocks so that you will have 4 pockets and sew a line.
  7. Stuff pillows into the four sections.
  8. Your pillow is ready to use. You may wish to add velcro or buttons to close the sides if you wish.

How comfy do these look? I want one! Please add comment below.

Image courtesy of pinterest.com

  • They look so comfy! I reckon most kids would love to have one of these and I could see them being used a lot too

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  • this is a great idea! i want to make a few for my kid’s playroom. it looks comfy as and the kids would love them! cheers for the great idea

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  • Oh I am all about this haha. Fantastic idea

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  • A great way to upcycle or recycle old pillows. Though they probably need to still have a bit of life left in them.

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  • I’ve just been given a sewing machine and I’m looking for lovely new projects. Looks like a great idea

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  • Yes! Winning with this craft this holidays!

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  • Thank you, that’s an interesting idea.

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  • Awesome yes love it great for teens or for a reading corner possibly when friends sleepover.

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  • What a great idea. Next stop the fabric store.

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  • What a wonderful idea. except with 5 kids it would take us 20 pillows to do one for everyone.

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  • It would help prevent the penetration of the cold from the floor surface too.

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  • That looks super comfy. I want one

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  • Very easy and plus you could use funky material to make it look great!

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  • What a fantastic idea. I really wish I could sew so I could make one of these!

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  • Such a great idea!

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