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Make this DIY Lumbar Pillow!

DIY Projects Jul 18, 2018

DIY Lumbar Pillow

Wow. Since going through pregnancy I have to say my appreciation of pillows has grown to epic proportions. And now that I’m breastfeeding (aka locked to the sofa) pillows and cushions are life. Seriously.

A few of my friends suggested fancy pillows to aid in that elusive pregnancy sleep, but in the end I decided to save my pennies and make a simple lumbar pillow myself. I ended up using it every night. So before you splurge on a strange looking maternity pillow, try this out instead!

DIY Lumbar Pillow

Just as a reference the fabric we used was 50” (127cm) wide and 15” (38cm) long. We used canvas fabric for the backing.

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The woven fabric was already cut to this size when we bought it, so we only cut the canvas backing to the same size.

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Pin the right sides of your fabric together around three sides, leaving one side open for the step of stuffing the pillow.

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Snip off the corners after sewing, this will result in a sharper corner when you flip them out.

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Flip the cushion right-side-out, and fill it with your cushion stuffing.

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Flip the seams of the remaining side into the pillow, and close it by hand-sewing an invisible stitch.

Looking for some extra comfort to add to your space? Here are a few more DIY’s that might interest you! DIY Throw Cushion | DIY Velvet Cushion | DIY Leather Cushion

You can make this pillow in any fabric you like, meaning it’s perfect for matching to your decor, whilst also being a lifesaver for your back and hips. Enjoy!

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