It’s an exciting time for children when the tooth fairy visits! This tooth fairy pillow craft will create a safe place to store the tooth so the tooth fairy can replace it with a treat.
There are lots of tooth fairy ideas for treats such as money, candy, a special note, small toys, etc. Sometimes the tooth fairy will even leave charms to adorn a charm bracelet.
This felt craft is perfect for boys and girls because you can make it an color combination you’d like. Felt is an expensive material that can be mixed and matched as needed.
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Download the free template below, and follow the step by step instructions with photos to stitch up your own unique tooth fairy pillow.
Stuff the tooth with Poly-fil from Fairfield World to make it washable and hypoallergenic. You can use a sewing machine or hand needles for the stitching. It’s a great project for adults or kids to make.
Begin by downloading the free tooth fairy pillow template and printing it on your home computer.
Then cut out the template pieces with craft scissors.
Step 1 – Cut Felt
Trace the paper templates onto felt sheets in the colors of your choice. You will need two of the tooth template and one rectangle for the pocket.
Carefully cut out the shapes with scissors.
Step 2 – Add the Pocket
Place the rectangle on top of the tooth cutout that will be the front of the tooth fairy pillow. Center it, and insert a straight pin to hold the pieces in place.
Step 3 – Sew the Pocket
Machine or hand stitch around the sides and bottom of the rectangle to from the pocket.
Remove the straight pin.
Step 4 – Assemble the Tooth Cutouts
Place the two tooth shaped cutouts on top of each other with right sides together. Clip or pin in place.
Step 5 – Stitch Perimeter
Next, machine or hand stitch around the perimeter of the tooth, leaving a 2″ opening on one side.
Step 6 – Turn Right Side Out
Now pull the tooth through the opening to flip it right side out. A turning tool can be helpful to gently press out the points.
Step 7 – Stuff It
Then stuff the tooth with Poly-fil. Use the stuffing tool provided to push the fiber fill into all the points and corners.
Step 8 – Close
Turn the edges of the opening under and clip or pin them to hold in place while you hand stitch it closed.
Your tooth fairy pillow is complete!
Use and Care
To use the tooth fairy pillow, insert a tooth into the pocket before going to sleep. At night, the tooth fairy will replace the tooth with a treat! A treat may consist of money, a small toy, a note, or something else special.
Machine wash the pillow as needed.
Don’t forget to pin this project for later, and check out some more easy felt crafts listed below.
- Download and print the free template
- Cut out
- Trace template onto felt
- Cut out
- Place rectangle in center of tooth
- Machine or hand stitch sides and bottom of rectangle
- Stack tooth cutouts with right sides together
- Sew around perimeter leaving 2" opening
- Turn right side out
- Stuff with Poly-fil
- Turn opening under and pin or clip
- Stitch opening to close
Use any color or patterned felt you like to get the special look you want for any boy or girl. The tooth fairy pillow can be machine washed as needed.
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