Tooth Fairy Pillows

Adorable Tooth Fairy Pillows on The Cottage Mama

I wanted to share these darling Tooth Fairy Pillows that my mom (Grandma Jane) created for Savannah and Matilda. We just absolutely love how they turned out. I think, as of now, Savannah has lost 8 teeth and Matilda has lost 6. They have had quite a few visits from the Tooth Fairy. Mom said she’s planning on making a boy version of the Tooth Fairy Pillow for Caspian soon since it won’t be long before he loses his first tooth!

Tooth Fairy Pillows

Adorable Tooth Fairy Pillow on The Cottage Mama

Mom purchased the machine embroidery files to create the front of the pillows from (girl pattern and boy pattern). The Tooth Fairy pillow is an ‘in the hoop’ design so there isn’t additional sewing that has to be done on the front of the pillow. As I’ve mentioned before, she and I have the same sewing machine (Baby Lock Unity) which is a sewing and embroidery machine. The Unity does a beautiful job on machine embroidery. I remember when Mom was shopping for a new machine, she kept saying ‘I don’t know if I would use the embroidery, maybe I should just get a sewing only machine.’ I told her that she would probably enjoy the embroidery once she gave it a try. And I think she does………she’s used the embroidery quite a bit. And the nice thing about the combination sewing and embroidery machines is that you can have them pretty much just set up as a sewing machine and attach the embroidery unit when you want to embroider or you can leave it on……totally up to you!

Adorable Tooth Fairy Pillow on The Cottage Mama

Anyway, back to these sweet little pillows. One of my favorite things about these pillows is that the girls hang them on the side of their beds, so the tooth fairy doesn’t have to reach under their pillow to retrieve their tooth. They place the tooth in the front pocket and then they receive their tooth fairy money in that pocket.

The kids in our house get four quarters per tooth. The girls money is always wrapped up in a vintage hanky. They are getting quite the collection of pretty vintage handkerchiefs. I’m not sure if the tooth fairy will bring a hanky with Caspian’s money. We’ll have to wait and see what she decides.

Adorable Tooth Fairy Pillow on The Cottage Mama

There is also a spot in the back of the tooth fairy pillow where the girls can write her a note. The girls have swallowed, thrown away or lost about 4 teeth, so in that case, they write her a note to let her know that they lost a tooth and what happened to it. That way the tooth fairy still knows to come to our house.

If you would like to create a Tooth Fairy Pillow for your little ones, you can get the the girl pattern HERE and the boy pattern HERE.

Happy Sewing!

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  1. these are so cute Lindsay! Your Mom is such a rock star, you are one lucky lady 🙂

  2. I like it! The pocket at the back is a neat addition to a pillow!

  3. Hi
    I have downloaded the pattern for the girl pillow, but how do I embroider the motif? do you send me the cd for the actual pattern to use my embroidery machine?

  4. Lisa Walters says

    Where do I purchase the ITH design? I understand the fairy design is from, but can’t understand where to purchase the pillow design itself for ITH

    Thank for your reply.