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How to make a succulent pillow

succulent pillow diy

If you love plants as much as I do you know that there are no such things as having too many. I’m sure you have some room left for more greens…what about your couch, or your bed? How much would you like to add a succulent pillow there?

This plant pillow is super easy to take care of and doesn’t require any care, perfect if you like plants but have a black thumb. It’s a nice way to add a touch of nature to your house. It fits anywhere, you can put it on the couch, use it in a teen’s bedroom, make several for a playroom, etc… The succulent shaped pillow will also make a perfect gift for a garden lover.

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How to make a succulent pillow?

Sew a DIY succulent pillow following this easy pattern and the detailed step by step tutorial. It’s quite simple to make and you will enjoy a fun and unique cushion. You can grab it in my shop, as soon as you complete your purchase you can download the pattern & the tutorial, and start sewing. Watch the tutorial sample video below.

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Succulent pillow sewing pattern

succulent pillow diy sewing tutorial

The downloadable files include:

  • The pillow pattern. It comes on 5 sheets and can be print on US letter-sized paper.
  • A PDF tutorial that counts 10 pages. You can download it on your computer or print it. The tutorial detail every step with pictures and clear explanations. This fun pillow is doable by everyone, even sewing beginners.
  • A video tutorial, which shows you in detail how to sew the cushion.

If you want to read one of my sewing tutorials, you can have a look at this post as an example: How to sew a round pillow

succulent pillow sewing pattern

Materials you will need to make your DIY succulent pillow:

I recommend you to use light-weight fabric. The cushion is made with several layers of fabric, so if you choose a thick fabric it may be more complicated to sew all layers together. The pattern has some small and rounded pieces that look better when made with a thin fabric, like this cotton.

If it’s your first time using fabric-covered buttons, this handy kit may be helpful

succulent pillow sewing pattern

Are you ready to make this cuddly succulent pillow? If you like greens you will definitely love this unique cushion.

If you have any questions about this pattern feel free to leave a comment or send me an e-mail at amaryllis(at)ohohdeco(dot)com.

I love to see what you make with my pattern, so don’t hesitate to share your creation and send me a message.

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Watch the short presentation video of the DIY Succulent Pillow

succulent pillow diy

succulent pillow diy

how to sew a succulent pillow

Want to remember it? Save this DIY succulent pillow in your favorite Pinterest board

succulent pillow diy

You will find all the tutorials featured in the video on my “Best DIY” page.



Monday 27th of July 2020

Amazing post!!! The pillow looks quite pretty and cute... Thanks for sharing!!


Wednesday 15th of July 2020

Il me fait penser à au corona-virus il en a la phtisiologie hors les dimensions !


Wednesday 15th of July 2020

Merci papa 🤪


Tuesday 16th of June 2020

Beautiful !!!!


Thursday 18th of June 2020

Thanks Dina!

Dinah Rogers

Sunday 14th of June 2020

I’m preparing to make more Roman shades from your method, Amaryllis. I made several for our motorhome a few years (!) ago, and they are still perfect. We moved into a little house this past winter and the kitchen windows and the bathroom window need Roman shades. Making them is (a) easy, (b) so inexpensive, (c) allows me to pick the perfect fabric and (d) keeps me off the streets. Ha!


Monday 15th of June 2020

Hello Dinah, I hope you can find some nice fabric online. Please send me a pic of two when they are done, I would love to see them! Have fun sewing your shades.


Sunday 14th of June 2020

Wow...that succulent pillow is soooo cute! And very ambitious! Hats off to you for the patience it must've taken to make it.


Monday 15th of June 2020

Thanks Mimzy. The cushion is quite simple to make, even if it takes some time to finish the hand stitches, but you can do it watchin netfix or listening a podcast ;)