Simple Seasonal Pillow

By Kate Riley November 28, 2010

Hello!  I finished up another crafty little project yesterday with my Silhouette !  This simple seasonal pillow was created with the use of vinyl cut with my Silhouette and fabric paint.

cg noel pillow in chair


I created the letters with the Silhouette font tool, then cut them out with the cutter.

  noel silhouette image


I used fabric paint to create the word ‘noel’ with soft green metallic paint.  I use the Tulip and Scribbles Dimensional fabric paints found at Michaels (or other craft stores). 


noel in vinyl


Then I stitched up a quick pillow cover with the linen fabric. Easy!  You can use this same technique to create pillows with your child’s name, the date you were married, any sentimental word! 

Have you entered the Silhouette giveaway?  There’s still time until the end of today!  I’m announcing the winner first thing tomorrow, but if you’re not the lucky winner, remember Silhouette is having their super Cyber Monday sale tomorrow only!


cg noel pillow


Enter the code CENTSATIONAL and you’ll get $100 off your purchase of a Silhouette craft cutter (tomorrow only), so tell your honey it’s only $199!  This is the first time they’ve ever been offered at such a discount (regular price is $299), plus Silhouette is throwing in $70 worth of crafting supplies to get you started.

Have you started your holiday mantel?  Layla’s party is Tuesday, so be sure to link up!




  1. Looks great! Can you tell us what kind of fabric paint you use? Do you have any special techniques or tricks for using fabric paint?

  2. This is perfect! I owe a Silhouette and was looking for a way to use it to make a pillow! Can’t wait to do it! Thanks!

  3. Love your work! Very inspirational. This pillow looks great, just missing the accent over the e.

  4. That Silhouette is amazing. I can think of many Holiday crafts and sewing projects to use it. Thanks again for all the inspirational projects.

  5. I love your Noel pillow, Kate. The metallic paint is a lovely touch. Simple and chic! It looks gorgeous in your chair.

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