Octopus Pillow

Don’t be intimidated by this guy’s many legs! We teamed up with Brit + Co to make this simple throw pillow for an amateur sewer. 

What you need


What you need

Let's Get Started

Step 1

Gather your supplies.

Step 2

Download your octopus printable here: go.brit.co/29zasdI. Then, cut out shapes from printable.

Step 3

Trace onto fabric.

Step 4

Cut out 16 tentacle shapes and four head shapes.

Step 5

Take two of the tentacle shapes and sew them together, leaving an opening. Sew together seven more tentacles.

Step 6

Sew the sides of the head pieces together, leaving a hole at the bottom.

Step 7

Reverse all the fabric and add stuffing in the head and the tentacles.

Step 8

Hand sew the holes closed.

Step 9

Arrange all the tentacles in a circle and sew them together. Sew the head to the tentacles.

Step 10

Draw a smiley face on your little octopus.

Step 11

Glue pom poms on the undersides of the tentacles.

Step 12

Say hello to your eight-legged friend!

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