How To: DIY No Sew Throw Pillow

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This great pillow takes up the crafting a notch with you sublimating on fabric and then making the pillow.  This great modern design is the perfect for any sofa.

Skill Level:

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Sawgrass premium CreativeStudio Membership 
Sawgrass Printer 
Heat press 
Sublimation paper
Polyester fabric
Glue gun
Fabric glue sticks
Pillow form   
Blowout paper 

Pressing Guide

  • Time: 50 seconds
  • Temperature: 400 degrees F
  • Pressure: Medium

DIY No Sew Throw Pillow:

  1. Go to the "Blank Products" tab in CreativeStudio and click on the “design canvases” tab and from there click on 13”x19” portrait. 
  2. Go to the "Designs" tab and click on the “Stay Fierce” premium folder.  Select the “Later Hater” design.
  3. If the design does not fill the width of the canvas click on the “Select all” icon and use the black squares to size out to fit all the way across the canvas.
  4. You can change the color of each element if desired for example to change the background color click on the layer to select it then click on the fill color icon on the right, select the desired color, you can use the bar on the right to see all the color options for that tone for example pastel or neon.
  5. Now we are ready to print click on the “print” icon on the top right, choose your printer and set your page size to A+ (Super B), Change the copies to 2, for the product change to “Polyester” then set color mode to vivid, click print. Sawgrass print manager should pop up click print. 
  6. Turn on the heat press, set temp to 400F and timer for 50 seconds.
  7. Trim fabric down ¼" bigger than your printed design all the way around.
  8. Lint roll and pre-press each piece of fabric for 5 seconds
  9. Place a blowout paper on the lower heat platen than place the fabric on top, next place the printed design face down on the center of the fabric and tape both sides, add another blowout paper on top covering the printed design. Press for 50 seconds.
  10. Lift press and quickly remove the printed design, repeat the same steps for the next piece of fabric.
  11. Plug in the glue gun loaded with a fabric glue stick place both layers of fabric face to face top side up glue both layers together along the ¼" seam leaving and opening big enough to fit the pillow insert folded in half
  12. Flip the pillow cover right side out fold the pillow form in half and insert in the pillow cover.
  13. Glue the seam shut and enjoy!

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