Memorial Day Flag Pillows

At the local craft fair, my flag pillows were a big hit!

Flag Pillows  in a bucket

Here is how I created these little lovelies...

I started with several 8" x 10" cotton flags that used to be part of a flag bunting that came apart. 

You can also use those cute little flags on sticks you can buy inexpensively at the dollar store near the summer holidays. 

small American flags

Using a salvaged piece of cotton curtain as the backing, I sewed three sides of the flag together using a sewing machine. 

I stuffed the flag with batting then hand stitched the final side closed.

collage how to stuff the flags

Pile of American flag pillows

These cute little flags are great for decorating shelves, filling a basket, or even as a festive accent on a chair.

flag pillows and clock

Flag pillows with tags in a bucket with overlay

A fun and inexpensive decorative craft with a great look!

Pinterest pin with overlay

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Brenda :) Have a nice day with your puppies :)

  2. Congratulations on a good show!! I'm sure those flag pillows went like hotcakes. So cute!


    1. Thanks so much Judy! I only do 2 shows a year so I get very excited about them :)

  3. great job on the pillows Susan! I know what you mean about the only 2 shows. I only do ONE, I think I need to add another in the Spring.



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