Make a 1950s clock throw pillow

 DIY 1950s throw pillow novelty clock cushion


Today we’re making an adorable novelty clock throw pillow from 1955.
This is a simple and inexpensive project that can be whipped up in about a half and hour or less!

Materials

DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
2 circles black felt 13.5 inches across
1 strip black felt  42 inches by 4 inches plus a little extra felt for circles and clock hands
1 circle mustard colored felt 9.5 inches across
pillow filling
black thread
liquid stitch or iron on adhesive

Process

Pin the strip of black felt to one circle and sew along round edge

DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
Clip the edges
DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow

fold mustard circle in half twice to form a triangle shape

DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
cut little snippets out, all around the circle as shown. When you open the circle, it will look like a sunburst
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cut two rectangles for the clock hands.
fold in half lengthwise
cut into a triange
cut a triange shape out
DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
cut 12 small (approximately 1/2 inch) circles out of the black felt and arrange them in a clock face on the mustard starburst.
attach circles and clock hands with iron on adhesive
iron the clock face onto the center of the remaining black circle
DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
with right sides together, pin the remaining circle to the black strip and sew, leaving the ends of the strip open
DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow
Turn right side out and stuff the pillow.
Finish the pillow by sewing the small opening closed by hand.
DIY Vintage novelty clock pillow

3 comments

  1. This is seriously cool! Time might now always be on one's side, but with this charming pillow, you could always lay on your side on time. :)

    ♥ Jessica

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  2. What a great start to a fantastic collaboration! x

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  3. That's adorable! I need one. :D

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