Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows

 Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows

I know, I know, sweater pillows have been done and done again a million times. I have been wanting to try them for ages and I just kept putting it off. I have so many pillows as it is and I know what my husband was going to say as soon as he sees them, “What, more pillows?”.
But I must say, I love the pillows.
Thanks to Steph at Crafting in the Rain, I finally got this project off my to do list.
Steph asked me to be a part of her series “Make a Splash“, the project I submitted was the above pillows.

I had these two sweaters in the giveaway pile for a little while (*rhyme!). The white sweater was my daughters and the red sweater was mine.

I already had 2 pillows on hand that I made a couple of years ago and I’ve gotten tired of them so I cut the sweaters to fit those pillows.
 Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows
I made 3 flowers out of the trim on the sleeves & neck of the red sweater.
The white sweater has sequins and I thought it looked great as is.
 Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows
 Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows

The pillows look kinda valentiney too!

 Mom & Daughter Sweater Pillows

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  1. Very pretty, they look great together too!

  2. CUTE!!! I have a “pillow” pinterest board… I’m going to have to add this one to it! :) Thanks for linking up to t2t Tuesday at Sassy Sites!


  3. These are super cute!! And they look so warm and cozy to lay down on!

    I host a weekly Friday link party, I would love it if you would join!

    Have a wonderful day!

  4. They are really cute …Love the flower very much
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    With love

  5. Very pretty pillows!

    Visiting from The Inspiration Board at HOMEWORK
    Nice job!
    Smiles, Suzanne in NW IL at WhyCuzICan

  6. These turned out really well. I really like the shade of the red pillow. What a great red!

  7. I love the pillows! Very pretty. I’m a new follower. Hope you have a great day!

  8. LOVELY!!
    Pinned and on my TO-DO list!!
    Thank you so much for sharing!!

  9. You can never have too many pillows! Your sweater versions are lovely. Love the addition of the flower on the red one. Very Nice.

  10. I love the pillows! I so need to try this. Thanks for the inspiration!

  11. What pretty cozy looking pillows. Very cute :)

  12. I love pillows also! This is such a fabulous way to use dated sweaters. Thanks!

  13. I love the red!! So pretty and cozy. Would be delighted for you to link up at my brand spanking new par-tay:
    your newest follower

  14. Love these! Great job getting it done and off of your list.

  15. So pretty! Love the red and white together.

  16. love love love! so crafty!!!!

  17. I have never seen sweater pillows before (I live under a rock :)). They are adorable! Feels good to cross things off your to do list!

  18. I love pillows – always! Love these!

  19. The vibrant colours really do make a splash. This is the first time I’ve seen a sweater pillow and I really like the idea. I would love you to share this at our ongoing linky for pillows and cushions…

  20. Hi, Sarah

    I love how your pillows turned out. I am a new follower and I found your lovely blog on Polk a Dots Link party. Would love for you to stop by Thanks and have a lovely week.


  21. Very sweet! I just recently got around to trying sweater pillows as well. I don’t know why I put it off so long, they’re fun.

  22. If your hubby gets too “distressed” by them, SEND THEM TO ME!!! lol I think they are brillient. It’s been on my “to do” list for … um, forever too. But I don’t have any sweaters that I want to chop up. I might have to go thrifting! :)

  23. They’re really nice. Might have to go raid the local charity shops!

  24. Oh my goodness! I love this idea! Thanks for sharing. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  25. I got to pin this one!

  26. These are so sweet! I love the flower detail!

  27. Hi Sarah, These are amazing! I just shared them on FB!

  28. You’ve been pinned! I was actually looking at a couple of “haven’t worn for years, but don’t want to get rid of” sweaters yesterday.. Now I know what to do with them :-)

  29. I totally need to do this with the sweater I cut the arms off of in an attempt to make boot socks. That was a fail but I still wanted to do something with the rest of the sweater. This would be the perfect project. Yours are gorgeous!

  30. These turned out beautiful! Thank you for sharing the tutorial. Perhaps they have been done, but for some of us, it’s our first view & gotta love it!

  31. Your pillows are great. I have these on my to do list and haven’t gotten to it yet. It is in the list.

  32. It doesn’t matter how many times they’ve been done, when they’re cute they’re cute. Yours are certainly cute. I had to laugh when you told about your hubby. Mine feels the same way. I have such a pillow fetish. We have 11 on our bed right now. I made a quilt for my son’s wedding last Aug. Hubs and I were in Walmart. I noticed some cute pillows that matched. As I was tossing them into the cart he pleaded, “Please NO more pillows”. I laughted and told him that they wern’t staying at our house. I’ve never seen a happier man. lol! visting from Wow Us Weds. Now a new follower.

  33. I am always looking out for sweaters with that stitching detail! They look so amazing! Well done
    Feel free to link up on my blogs linky party!

  34. I scrolled up and down saying, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” You know the average person cannot pull that off right? Oh I have a green sweater I would love to do this with and put in my little office space but I promise it won’t be pretty like yours. You did a wonderful job. Hmmmm. Should I or should I….NOT ;-) Side note – may I ask what font you use for Alderberry Hill? I like! Stopping by again today from Katherine’s Corner.

  35. Cute idea!

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  36. LOVING your sweater pillows!

  37. Love these .. they look so cozy
    would love for you to link up at

  38. I love the two together! The flower is such a good touch.

  39. I just followed your blog and would love it if you would come over and follow my new LINKY FOLLOWER tool.

    Cheri from Its So Very Cheri

  40. You can never have too many pillows! Especially when they are cute sweater pillows like these. The flowers are a great touch!

  41. A sweater pillow never goes out of style! Especially with a cable stitch. Saw you on Craft, Scrappy, Happy

  42. I love them! I think this will be my next project! I just posted a wreath that I made out of cardigans that my mother-in-law gave me…shhh…don’t tell! Thanks for posting. Visiting via EBTKS!

    Jessica @ Mom 4 Real

  43. Great pillows! Thank you for sharing your lovely project at Potpourri Friday!

  44. Beautiful! What a great idea!

  45. LOVE IT!

  46. This pillow covers made from sweaters it look so beautiful and wonderful.It was really awesome.Red color covers look wonderful.


  47. What a great idea. I’ve never seen this before I just knittning pillows in mohair.

    Regards from Sweden

  48. Must take a trip to the thrift for SWEATERS! Love!

  49. These are so pretty. I would love if you would share them at our Link It Up Thursday party.

  50. That’s one thing men have in common – they all think we have too many pillows – NOT SO!

  51. Super ideja,prelijepi su!!!!!

  52. Gorgeous, love the flowers!

  53. These are really cute! I have seen sweater pillows but never knew how to make them. :)

    Ps.. thank you for linking up to my Friday parrr-tay!

  54. Lovely! Thanks for sharing! Happy you linked to Things I’ve Done Thursday!


  55. So pretty! You can never have too many pillows!

  56. Those are sweet! Bet they’re wonderfully snuggly :)

  57. Your sweater pillows are wonderful!


  58. Turned out lovely! Thanks so much for sharing at Kiss and Tell over at my place!

  59. I absolutely LOVE these. So pretty. Love your page too.
    Following on Linky.

  60. LOVE these! Just made some pillows this week out of napkins! CAN’T WAIT to try sweaters!!! {I have a couple in mind!} Would love for you to come share at my link party:

    have a great weekend!

  61. These are fantastic :)
    I have two sweaters right now that are now too big and I’ve wanted to do something super cute with them. Thanks!

  62. These are so awesome Sarah. I haven’t tried this yet either but they look fantastic. Thanks for sharing at this week’s party !

  63. What a great idea!! I love the little flowers!! Thanks for sharing them at my party!

  64. Perfection!!! I love those. I’ll totally be on the hunt for sweaters now! :)

    Thanks for linking up!! I always love your projects!

  65. Love your sweater pillows and the flowers are the perfect extra touch! Also love that you rescued the sweaters from the giveaway pile! Thanks for linking up! Feel free to add our button to your party list!

  66. It doesn’t matter how many times sweater pillows have been done.. They are always wonderful and so cozy! Love them!!! Especially the red :)


  67. So cute. Thanks for posting. Visiting from Sunday’s Best.

    Eldarose from

  68. love this so much! I am kinda obsessed with pillows…and these are so cute! :)

    I featured this on my blog today:

    And I pinned it too! :)

  69. Beautiful! You’ve inspired me to keep an eye out for sweaters! Thank you so much for sharing!

  70. THanks for sharing! Featured you on my spotlight post!

  71. I love these. Absolutely adorable!

  72. These are so sweet,Thank you for sharing them on Creative Mondays :)

  73. So pretty! Love the flowers!
    Cheers, Andrea

  74. I love these! Now I need to comb my closet for sweaters to cut up :)

  75. Sarah, these are adorable! You could sell these they are so cute! Great job and thanks for linking up!

  76. Great job! I featured you tonight!

  77. I adore sweater pillows, they are so cozy and warm looking. Yours are fantastic! And the colors are great. Thanks for linking up to Refresh Your Nest Friday!

  78. I will never get tired of sweater pillows. If anyone tells you to stop making them then send them my way and I’ll smack them for you!
    I loved your sweet pillows so much that I featured them today!

  79. Darling!! Love them~ Thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

  80. I am a new Linky Follower! This post was featured today at:

    Thanks, so much!!

  81. Sweater pillows are definitely on my list of “to do’s.” Love how yours turned out.

  82. I love these! Perfect gift for your mom at Valentine’s! I’d love for you to submit this to the M&T Spotlight

  83. Hey Sarah, just wanted to let you know that we featured your pillows at our Link It Up Thursday party. Come on over if you want a featured button. :)

  84. So what if they have been done before. Your images and the flower added on make them look fresh and inspiring. Thanks for sharing them on BeColorful.

  85. These are just gorgeous. I’m so happy that you decided to join Seasonal Sundays. Hope you’ll be here next week too!

    - The Tablescaper

  86. Very Very Cute!!
    Love it..

  87. Can never have too many pillows!! You can say that to the hub. Thank you for your contribution to our ‘Time for a Party’ link-up.

    Tomorrow we’ll open a NEW party at and we’d love to see you there then again with a beautiful project like this.

    Till then! Keep up that great creativity!!!

  88. Beautiful pillows!

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