DIY Butterfly Pillow

Give a pillow wings with our free butterfly template and how-to.

Updating throw pillows is one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to change the look of an entire room. And with spring in tow, it's time to rethink your wintry decor. Add fun, bright embellishments without a trip to the store with stencils and an old pillow. The result is a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind piece that will last all season long.


  • Seagrass or other fabric pillow cover
  • Fabric marker
  • Butterfly template

Step 1

Download and print the pattern (link to pattern is above). Cut out butterfly.

Step 2

Place pillow cover on flat surface. Position template on top of cover as desired and trace using a fabric marker. Remove template, fill in body with marker, and draw antennae. Repeat as desired. Place pillow inside cover.


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