Plushie Pillows

April 1, 2020

What's better than a plushie pillow? A plushie pillow that you make yourself!

Meg Benedetti gets you started making your own plushie pillow in this Amazeum YOU video. Snuggle up, it's going to be fun.

Materials | Supplies

  • Cloth material
    • t-shirt
    • fabric scraps
    • sheets
    • blankets
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Stuffing
    • Polyfill
    • other soft materials
  • Fun items
    • foam, felt, googly eyes, sequines, etc. 
  • Stapler

Concepts Explored

  • Tying knots
  • Upcycling materials
  • Creative reuse
  • Geometric shapes

Discovery Starters

What happens when you tie the edges? 

How else could you join the material?

Are some materials easier to work with? Why?

What surprised you about this activity?

Explore Further

Look for things tied or sewn together around your house. How many can you find?

If you like this activity, explore knot-tying, sewing and weaving.