Orly Shani shows off how to create the perfect DIY patriotic pillow for 4th of July.


  • Red & White Fabric
  • Denim
  • Chalk
  • Sewing Machine
  • Additional fabric for pillow backs (if desired)
DIY Flag Pillows - Home & Family


1. Cut two rectangles one inch larger than pillow size for seam allowance.

2. Create denim rectangle ¼ the size of your pillow.

3. Write stars with chalk and then trace over with gel pen.

4. Set denim with bleach in sun to dry.

5. After drying, rub denim together to flake off excess gel.

6. Pin denim onto fabric, sew onto pillow and close case.

7. Leave 6” to fit pillow and then hand sew shut.