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DIY Video Game Controller Pillow

Video games.  Not my favorite.  But alas, sometimes Mom is overruled and video games become kids favorite.

That doesn't mean it is a free for all, but I will say, my kids LOVE when they get the chance to play video games.  Especially when they get to play with their cousins.

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One of their cousins is a die-hard gamer.  So of course, we wanted to make him something extra special for a gift.  My oldest wanted to make him a pillow and that is how this game controller pillow pattern came into existence.

It was actually a very fun project to do with my oldest.  He helped with the design and I did most of the sewing.

In the end, I think it turned out pretty special and we are sure your gaming tweens and teens will love it too.



Learn how to sew your own game controller pillow with this tutorial and free pattern.


How to Sew a Video Game Controller Pillow


Materials Needed

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Step 1
Use the printed pattern to trace the controller markings onto the cut out fabric front piece.




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Step 2
Place the black felt piece to the controller front.  Stitch in place.  Stitch the white cross onto the largest black dot.






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Step 3
Add the small yellow, red, blue and green felt pieces to the controller front.  Stitch in place.





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Step 4
Stitch the remaining black and white dots to the controller.




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Step 5
Carefully press the controller buttons on the controller.  You can press on the back side of the fabric to ensure the felt doesn't melt.





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Step 6
Place the two controller pieces with right sides together.  Mark a 2-3" opening on one of the sides of the controller.

Stitch the two controller pieces together, leaving the marked opening unstitched.





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Step 7
Carefully use small shears to clip around the curved edges of the controller.





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Step 8
Turn the controller right side out.  Press.





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Step 9
Stuff the controller with Poly Fiber-fil.  Use a hand needle to stitch the opening closed.







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You did it!  You made your own video game controller pillow.

It's perfect for hours of gaming comfort, and makes a great addition to any gamer's room décor. And it makes a great gift for Birthdays, Christmas, or any other special occasion.






Want the free Video Game Controller Sewing Pattern?  Simply click the button below.





Learn how to sew your own game controller pillow with this tutorial and free pattern.



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