I have actually been obsessed with yarn pom poms for quite a while, and when I began to believe about how I wanted to embellish for fall, I knew I desired to integrate a couple of vibrant pom poms into my decoration this year. That’s simply what I did, and the resulting pillow is certainly a statement piece.
The yarn pom pom’s offer the pillow a cozy warm feel, but the intense lively colors are best for a colorful fall look. This is one task that is incredibly simple to do, however does take a bit of time.
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I used a number of my favorite colors of yarn for this pillow, but do not hesitate to use the colors you like finest. This is a terrific task for utilizing up leftover pieces of yarn that you have from other jobs too.
The number of pom poms you will need depends upon the size of your pillow, however my pillow was 24 \u2033 by 24 \u2033 and I ended up requiring roughly 50 pom poms of varying sizes. To make the pom making procedure easy on yourself, I would actually encourage the financial investment in a pom maker (or 3). This job was the very first time I utilized one and I was surprised just how much simpler it made the pom making.
Simply open the pom maker and start covering your yarn around each side as shown above. When full, close the flaps and cut your yarn down the middle. Tie a piece of yarn around the middle of the pom maker and open to release your pom pom. The final step is to trim up the pom to create your round shape. Now repeat this process 50 more times! You can make all strong color pom poms or vary it by including a number of colors of yarn to one pom, or make a two one with one yarn color on one side and one color on the other. I love the variation of the pom poms and believe it gives the pillow lots of visual interest.
Use your hot glue gun to glue the pom poms to the pillow once you have all your pom poms made. Include a large blob of glue and then spread out the pom open a bit and adhere it to the pillow as close to the center of the pom as possible. The pom can loosen quickly and get pulled off if you glue it on so that the glue is simply on the outer edge of the pom pom. However by spreading out the pom open a bit a gluing it as near the center as possible, the pom will stay securely connected.
Work your way around the pillow covering every part of the front of the pillow case. You might require to glue the pom poms to each other a bit to cover every area. When done, let your glue entirely cool, then you are ready to display your work of yarn art happily.
It is time consuming, this is a great project to do while catching up on your favorite shows. And the time input is completely worth it for such a remarkable statement piece.