How to Make a Reversible Pillow from Dollar Store Santa Hats


With four Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest reversible Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Four dollar store Santa hats and some felt  that’s all you need to make this darling two sided Santa pillow. It does require a small amount of straight sewing. But I use hot glue for the rest. Feel free to sew it all if you like! You end up with the cutest reversible pillow you’ve ever seen. It only takes minutes to whip one up and they make great neighbor gifts! We even made a special tag poem to print out should you decide to use them that way. If you’re looking for more creative ideas like this make sure you check out our Christmas Caps for Visitors and 2 No Prep Last Minute Gifts from Your Pantry.

Santa Pillow Supplies

  • Four Santa Hats per pillow (We got ours from the Dollar Store)
  • Sewing machine  You can get these SO cheap now. I’m not much of a sewer, only using sewing machines for minor crafting projects. But they sure comes in handy for things like this!
  • Felt, black and yellow
  • Seam Ripper
  • Hot Glue
  • Stuffing of some sort
  • Tag Download below (for a gift)

Gift Tag Download

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Instructions

Gather your basic supplies.

With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Remove the bottom white bands from your Santa hats. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Hat with white band removed. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Open up one seam on the caps. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Remove the top pom poms. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

You should now have two sets of each of these as shown.  You will be trimming all four pieces as shown.With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.Cutting off the area as shown above on all pieces so you can sew them into square shapes. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Both sets after cutting of the points. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Take each set and sew a seam along where you just cut. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

You now have two square piece, the front and back of your pillow. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Take one of your white brim pieces and iron it out as needed. Fold over the edge that was ripped away and hem it so that it matches the other side that is already hemmed. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Lay out where you will place the white strip across your pillow.  I chose to glue mine onto the pillow rather than sew it.  Trim the excess off on the ends.With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags. Take three of the pom poms that are left over and glue or sew them onto the center of your white band. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

For the other side of your pillow you will be making a Santa belt. Measure and cut your black felt. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Using our free pattern cut a belt buckle out of yellow felt. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Glue the belt together. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Mark the center of your pillow. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Glue or sew your belt into your pillow.With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

This shows the front and back of your pillow. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Place your pillow pieces right side together and sew the edges. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Make sure to leave a few inches for stuffing. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

I used a wooden spoon to help poke out the corner. Trim the extra fabric off inside on the corner to help them pop out more. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

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Stuff your pillow with whatever stuffing you like and sew or glue up the seam. With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Completed belt side.With two Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Completed Pom Pom side.With four Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

Add our wonderful poem for a gift.

With four Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest two-sided Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

With four Dollar store Santa hats, you can make the cutest reversible Santa pillow ever! Keep it or give them away as neighbor gifts! Free fun printable tags.

 

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