A bolster is a long narrow pillow or cushion filled with cotton, down or fiber. Bolsters are usually firm for back or arm support or for decorative application. They are not a standard size or shape and commonly have a zipper or hook-and-loop enclosure. A bolster is usually placed at the head of one’s bed and functions as head or lower back support, or as an arm support on furniture with high rigid sides. Bolster pillows are also used as bumpers in cribs and for lounging on the floor in family and children’s rooms. If you want to decorate your space with such a piece, make it yourself – it’s pretty easy to sew one! here are some projects to try.
This bolster pillow will take you just 1 minute to make! All you need to do is to take a couple of towels and cover them with some bedspreads, sheets or just fabric and secure the bolsters with twine, threads or something else. Have a look at the video to make them easily.
This 3 hour bolster pillow is a quick and quirky project. It will look adorable on just about any bed or couch in your house. If you are looking to add a little bit of flash and sass to an otherwise neutral bedroom, you absolutely need to learn how to make a pillow like this one. It is an adorable and cheap way to accent any bed. Plus, they are easily crafted in just under three hours. You can easily make two or three in an afternoon.
Instead of covering your bed with a pile of decorative pillows, try the simple, fuss-free look of a single bolster. This classic pillow is easy to whip up and provides comfy support when working in bed or just curling up with a good book.
These bolster pillows are cute and easy to make, they will accentuate any bedroom, living room and even a porch if you have some sofas or swinging beds there. What I love about these bolsters is that they are playful – there’s pompom trim attached.
It is this very rounded nature, however, that makes sewing a bolster pillow feel maybe a little intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be this way! This tutorial will walk you through the entire process of sewing a bolster pillow, complete with zipper and button ends. Ready to begin? Let’s do it.
Such a colorful bolster will be a great accent for a summer or spring bedroom! It’s covered with floral print fabric and there’s red pompom trim attached – such a cute and fun piece! Read the tutorial to make it and enjoy.
Bolster pillows add a decorator’s touch to your home decor and are easy to make. You’ll use cover buttons to add polish and a pop of color; other basic sewing supplies like waxed thread and decorator’s needles make the buttons easy to apply. Bolster pillows provide lower back support and look pretty in any fabric. They really are a great way to freshen up or update any room in your home.
If you want a petite and cute DIY decorative pillow, then follow this tutorial to learn how to make a DIY Bolster Pillow! In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a pillow that is great for home decor or as a housewarming gift. Although this pillow design looks difficult to make, this bolster pillow tutorial will show you that it is simpler to sew than you think.
This little tutorial may be specific to bolster cushions but the principals remain the same. You can literally create any size or shape you want to and making your own cushion insert (for those of you not adverse to a bit of sewing) couldn’t be easier.