Tutorial Tuesday: Knockoff Delancey Felt Petal Pillow from Horchow

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to share this tutorial over at Someday Crafts!  I am excited to put it up on my own site now!

Knockoff Delancey Felt Petal Pillow from Horchow

Horchow sells this pillow for $145.00!  I thought it was beautiful but not affordable so I decided to make a knockoff and share the tutorial with you!


A free printable pattern for the flower pieces can be downloaded here.


To make the petals, I cut 1 inch wide strips of felt, cut the long strip into pieces slightly bigger than the petal pattern piece and then cut out the petals. I did not count how many pieces I needed but it is a big stack!  You can cut more as you go!




Lay the petals around the circle and sew them on. Make 4 layers of petals this way.


Sew a few stitches by hand to give the top petals shape and attach them to the center of the flower by hand stitching it.


Now, for the pillow, cut 1-14×14 inch square and 2-9×14 inch rectangles of the felt. I also cut 1-14×14 inch square and 2-9×14 inch rectangles of lace to add some texture to the pillow.


Stack a 9×14 inch felt piece and a lace piece and hem one of the 14 inch sides. Then, do the same with the other 9×14 inch pieces.


Now layer felt, lace, lace, felt and overlap the 2 back pieces as shown in the picture above and pin it in place. Then, sew around the outside of the fabric pieces and turn the pillow cover right-side-out.


1. Hot glue flower bases on pillow, close to each other so petals can overlap.
2. There are 4 open spaces in the center of the pillow between the flowers.
3. Cut out more of the top petals and sew 2 of the together.
4. Hot glue the top petal pairs into the 4 spaces.


Stuff pillow with your choice of filling or a pillow form.


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Comments

  1. Love this!

  2. I love every single thing about this post!

    http://www.comiendoenla.com

  3. How long did it take you to make that?? It’s amazing! No one would ever know it’s a knock-off and not the real deal. You did an incredible job!

  4. This is fabulous! Your pillow looks incredible and your tutorial is very good:)

  5. Adorable!!

  6. Saw this on Tip Me Tuesday. What a gorgeous pillow! Thanks for the tute. Sharon, http://www.craftsncoffee.wordpress.com

  7. wow!!! great job!!! It looks exactly like your inspiration!! mission accomplished! :)

  8. Oh my gosh – your pillow is amazing. If you have a moment, I would love for you to share this project on my Inspiration Board {link party}.
    http://carolynshomework.blogspot.com/2011/07/inspiration-board-link-party-8.html
    Thank you!
    carolyn | homework

  9. That is GREAT! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Beautiful, Tonia! You did an excellent job and great tutorial! Thanks so much for sharing!

  11. Oh my gosh, this pillow is incredible! Love it!
    Jo-Anna

  12. I am soo impressed with this project. I wish I could look at something and replicate it like this. What a talent! Great job! Thanks for sharing the tutorial with us.

  13. I think I commented before on this…and if not I definitely meant to, because I love this pillow! And such a great tutorial too!

  14. This is amazing – not only is it as good (if not better) than the original – one could actually lay their head on it! Some of these pillows out in Blogland have so many embellishments, I can’t imagine using it for its original intention. There is no pillow in my home that can’t be used for laying your head upon!

  15. Over the top! I would not have the patience nor the skill to create such a lovely pillow.

    Dana
    http://www.northwesttexas.blogspot.com

  16. Girl, you have patience…I think the pillow is absolutely gorgeous and I would love one, but I would never get it finished! Good for you!

  17. Lovely! Great color choice!

  18. Like you on Beyond the Picket Fence – because your creation is simply adorable!

  19. WOW! This pillow is beyond amazing and looks to be beyond time consuming (but totally worth it)! I’m your newest follower (#400) and I’d love if you would join us over at Sew Woodsy and link this project up!

  20. Beautiful! I just featured your pillow over on my blog:

    http://simplyjenna.blogspot.com/2011/07/felt-petal-pillow-tutorial.html

    :) Jenna

  21. wow! This is so pretty! I can’t believe they charge that much for a little throw pillow and yours is just as nice!

  22. Oooooh! This is a beautiful pillow and wonderful tutorial! I’d love it if you’d stop by my blog and link this to my Home and Family Friday linky party!

    Becca
    becca-homeiswheremystorybegins.blogspot.com

  23. What a fun pillow. I love the texture!

  24. Beautiful!!!!
    Thanks for sharing… I am about to pin this one.. : )

  25. I love this pillow so much!! Great tutorial too.

  26. Yeah! I’m glad this is on your site! Link it up as many times as you can! Submit it to Knock-Off Decor if you haven’t already. Thanks again for guest posting last week!

  27. FABULOUS!!!

  28. So beautiful! I love it. Following your blog now.I would love for you to show this off at my Wickedly Crafty Saturdays! http://wiccanmakesometoo.blogspot.com/2011/07/wickedly-crafty-saturdays.html

  29. This is really pretty. Wonderful tutorial!!!

    would LOVE for you to link this up at my Link Party, Once Upon a Weekend on my blog Family Ever After. The party starts on Fridays and lasts all week.

    Here’s the link if you’re interested:www.familyeverafter.blogspot.com

    Also, if you have a list of favorite link parties, I’d love to be included on Fridays. Thanks a ton! Have an awesome day!!!

  30. Oh I LOVE Horchow! You did a fantastic job! Would love to have you link to my party this weekend too! http://designergarden.blogspot.com/2011/07/vip-party-21.html

  31. Love this, great job! I will have to be making one soon.
    -www.crafty-couple.blogspot.com

  32. Very beautiful. TFS
    Kathy

  33. What a beautiful pillow. I have a party every Monday. I would love for you to stop by and link up your knockoff and any other projects you would like to share. http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

  34. WOW – absolutely gorgeous! What a fantastic knockoff!

  35. One word: AMAZING!!

  36. What a beautiful project! I had to look at the names on the pictures to even know which one was yours! So amazing. Will I have the patience for this? I hope so! Looks like it took a long time.

  37. I still can’t get over this pillow! Thank you for sharing your project on Sew Woodsy last week. As you already know I featured your pillow today! Hope you’ll join us again tomorrow!

  38. I love love this project! So impressed with your knockoff!

    Thanks for the tutorial!

  39. Wow!beautiful work, Love your tutorial

  40. sooooo beautiful i love it i cant wait to make one my self xxx

  41. Wow, such a gorgeous pillow! You did a beautiful job!

  42. thank you for the tutorial, I shared this post on my blog
    http://craft-connection.blogspot.com/2011/11/knockoff-delancey-pillow-tutorial.html

  43. Lovely! really fantastic!

  44. This is so beautiful!!! I have to make one now!!! :)

  45. Thanks so much for sharing this. The strips make the petals so much easier.

    I would have been struggling. Doh!

  46. Gorgeous pillow!! I love the addition of the lace! Pinning this pillow:D

  47. beautiful!!!

  48. Amazing!! I want to try this someday.

  49. This is so clever! :-)

  50. Tonia, this is one of the best pillow knockoffs I’ve seen! It looks like a lot of work, but oh, so worth it. It’s just beautiful! Thanks for such a great tutorial and your generosity in sharing the pattern with us. I’m pinning this one!

    Debbie

  51. woooow it’s a very lovely pillow, i’ll try it my self, thanks a lot for the tutorial

  52. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL.. I WISH I COULD SEW.

  53. henriette l says:

    Hi I love the pillow I was wondering if you have a video of how to make the pillow thanks

  54. This is such a pretty project! I have featured it today on Copycat Crafts :) http://www.copycatcrafts.com/delancey-inspired-felt-petal-pillow/

  55. Thu Trang says:

    so cute

  56. Tonia,

    The pillows look amazing.I would like to tr them but could you pls let me know the fabric type used for the flowers and for the pillow?
    and the stores that carry these fabrics?

    • Hi KP,
      I used felt to make the flowers and the pillow. For the pillow, I covered the felt with lace to add some texture. Any fabric store such as Joann’s or Hobby Lobby would carry felt and lace by-the-yard. Happy sewing!
      ~Tonia

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