Heat Transfer Spider Pillows and Giveaway!!

Heat Transfer Spider Pillows

You guys!! I double-triple {heart} heat transfer! It seriously is my new favorite “crafting” tool!
It is so fun and super easy to use and there are so many colors! I just love it!!

With Halloween right around the corner I used my heat transfer to make some fun Spider Pillows -
I think they turned out so darling!

Want to make your own?

First: You need to cut your pillow material to size.
I was using 16” pillows so I cu my fabric to 17” to give a half inch seam.

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Second: I used my Silhouette to design and cut out my heat transfer. Be not dismayed if you do not have a silhouette – You can use the Cricut or the Lifestyles Epic Machine, or if have the talent for it – trace and use a exacto knife. Cut our any shapes you want. I wanted spiders -

pillows 2

Third: Iron on your heat transfer. Take off all the “bones” and then simply lay it on your cloth, using a pressing cloth (or a light scrap shirt – if you are like me) and press your transfer onto your cloth with your iron. Then simply remove the plastic coating (it peels right off!).

pillows 3

pillows 4

Fourth: To finish up the pillows, I took the material I wanted for the ruffle, ruffled it up (you can find the method here) and pinned it on. I pinned it onto the material I was using for the back.

pillows 5

Fifth: With right sides together, I sewed the front and back together. I left a small opening on the bottom for pillow form – flipped it right-side-out, shoved my pillow in and stitched it back together – Voila!

pillows 6

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Do you want to try some heat transfer? Then you will love the 2nd giveaway!!


Expressions Vinyl is giving away a $25 gift certificate to use on any vinyl you would like!
How fun is that!

To Enter:
Simply visit their site and leave a comment on this post about what you would do with the vinyl you won!

For One Extra Entry:
You may tweet out how totally awesome the fall festival giveaway is!
Just make sure you use @creativendeavor so I can see it!

This giveaway will close on Saturday, September 10th at Midnight (MST)

Good Luck!

P.S. I linked up to The Weekend Wrap-Up at TT&J, I heart Naptime, The Idea Room, a Glimpse Inside, Sassy Sites and Creations By Kara and you should too!


Sims Family said...

Cute pillows! I have NEVER bought from Expressions Vinyl, but their prices are awesome! I hope I win! ;)

bryansgyrl said...

I'd like to make holiday decor with the vinyl. Pick me!

barneyn said...

I would love to make some snowflake pillows!!! Thanks!!

nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

barneyn said...

Tweet! Thanks!!

nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

Leigh Anne said...

I LOVE expressions vinyl! I would get the heat transfer vinyl to make a shirt for my son. He turns 9 on the 12th.
Also, I tweeted! I'm leighanne1123!

ModernHomeEc said...

Easy....wall vinyl, and lots of it!

S.Greiner said...

I have some great Christmas Projects I could use the vinyl for...love it!!!!


S.Greiner said...

I tweeted about this awesome fall festival giveaway!!!


Laura said...

I would live to use it for some shirts for my girls!

Alice H said...

I love the colors they have available at their site - the sky blue is my favorite. I would use the vinyl for shirt decorations for my kids. Thanks! alicedemskehansen at gmail.com

Monica's Closet said...

subway art.. I'm dying to try it.

Colleen S. said...

Oh I would love to make more shirts for my kids!!!

Erin said...

I am in double heart LOVE with htv too!

Andrea said...

I have some vinyl signs I've been wanting to make.

meowie said...

I would like To make pillows!

Shannon said...

I found your blog from another blog and wow, I feel like I opened an early Christmas gift!!! The inspiration is mind-blowing.... oh, and the chance to win - BONUS! Keep on, keepin' on!

Karen said...

I love them! Those pillows are adorable. The spiders are so cute:)

Kaysi @ Keeping it Simple said...

Those pillows are adorable!! I love them!

I would get some dry erase vinyl, I've been dying to try it out!


Angela said...

I would make card suits and transfer them onto pillows for my husband's game room. What a great giveaway. Thanks.

thesuburbanjungle @ gmail.com

Angela said...

I tweeted about this giveaway


thesuburbanjungle @ gmail.com

Lacy said...

I love Expressions Vinyl! I just used thier outdoor vinyl to make my friend a sign for her Dance studio. My next project it shirts for our scout pack. The one thing I want now is the chalk board vinyl.

Kiki Fangupo said...

I would love to make holiday decor and gifts with my vinyl!

Linh C. said...

I would like to use the heat transfer vinyl to monogram my daughter's cross country team's sports bags so that they don't mistakenly take the wrong bags.


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