DIY Split Monogram Pillow

Christmas is coming and it’s coming fast!  We start our Christmas celebrations early in the month of December, as we live close to so much of our family….but at the same time, we can’t possibly have Christmas with everyone in one day.  So, the first celebration is at my grandma’s.  My grandma is one of those ladies who has everything, but I still love to give her something special for Christmas.  I decided to make her a Split Monogram Pillow, and add her last name to the middle.   This was the largest design I have cut and used with HTV, but I love how it turned out and I can’t wait to make more!

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DIY Split Monogram Pillow Supplies:

Heat Transfer Vinyl {I used smooth, easy weed}

Silhouette Cameo or other cutting machine

Weeding hook

Pillow cover {I found mine at Hobby Lobby}

Pillow insert {I also found this at Hobby Lobby}

Split Monogram Alphabet

1.  Download a Split Monogram Alphabet, so you have all the letters.  I found mine in a Facebook group, and the Silhouette Design Store has them as well.

2.  Open a new design window and add the letter you are cutting.  Size it to 12×12.  I sized it to this because that is the largest cutting mat I had, and I wanted to keep the cutting process quick and simple.  The 12×12 shape fit perfectly on my 16×16 pillow cover.

3.  Add the text to the split area of your monogram.  Group is all together and mirror it.  Don’t forget to mirror it!

4.  Set your cut settings to the standard EasyWeed Smooth Heat Transfer Vinyl.  Since my design has some intricate lines, I decided to set my “Speed” a few notches lower to assure it would cut everything perfectly.

5.  Send it to cut, and then weed it.   While you are weeding, set your iron to the hottest setting, which is probably “Cotton”.

6.  Center your design on the pillow cover, and cover it with parchment paper.  Begin pressing on the design, holding it with as much pressure as possible for 15-20 seconds before moving on to the next part.  Go over it several times like this.

7.  Stuff it with the pillow insert and you are finished!

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  1. Love this!! Looks so elegant.. – Marni @ HaberdasheryFun

  2. The monogram looks great on the pillow. Beautiful addition the the decor and a lovely personal gift for your Grandma.
    He He – I gather she’s not allowed to look at your blog until after Christmas 😉
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  3. WOW the pillow look amazing!
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