Dream pillows are small, decorative pillows filled with stuffing
and a small amount of dried, fragrant herbs, such as lavender
or rose petals, to promote restful sleep or love.
your dream pillow fabric into 61/2-inch squares. Place the right
sides of the fabric together.
shut three of the sides of the pillow using a 4/8-inch seam
allowance. On the final and fourth side, sew the seams in one
inch on both sides, leaving the center open to receive stuffing
the pillow right side out; work out the corners to a point,
the pillow with fiberfill and add a few tablespoons of dried
5. If you
care to use an essential oil, use one drop in the center of
the stuffing. Don't go overboard on the oils. It will stain
the pillow and, if the scent is too strong, it may make the
recipient nauseous. A light scent is desirable, nothing more.
the pillow shut by hand. Pin the raw edges together, turning
them to the inside, and then whipstitch the pillow closed with
your pillow, say this verse while you sew the pillow shut:
powers of magick and flowers grown, Bless this dream pillow
that I have sewn.
your seam with three knots and snip the thread on the last verse.
be careful and do not use any herb or oil that may be toxic,
especially if you are giving this pillow to an older child or
pregnant woman. If this is a gift for a child, make sure that
they are old enough not to eat the contents.
herbs, fragrant flowers, and spices to use in dream pillows
are lavender for peace; rose petals for love and romance; chamomile
flowers to soothe and uplift; calendula blooms promote good
health; mint leaves encourage prosperity and are refreshing;
dried grated orange rind and lemon rind will perk you up and
boost your energy; rose geranium leaves are for elegance and
spellbinding Dream Pillows ~
may be inserted into either charm bags or dream pillows.
Pastel yellow for creativity (tie up the bag with blue and or
pink ribbons); yarrow, rosebuds, cyclamen leaf or bloom for
fertility; acorns for a boy and cinquefoil for a girl (add both
if you aren't particular); rose quartz for love; and a moonstone
for the goddess' assistance.
Green and gold; a four leaf clover, mint, cinquefoil, basil,
and an oak or maple leaf for prosperity and good fortune; aventurine
is the gamblers stone.
and Red; red rose petals, yarrow, and rosemary for love; a maple
leaf to sweeten things up; rose quartz for love. Note: Don't
target anyone specifically, us this to draw love to you.
Blue or light purple; angelica, lavender flowers, and pink rose
petals for peace and healing; an amethyst and moonstone for
their protective and calming qualities.
Orange and Yellow; bergamot, dried orange, and lemon peel, and
mint to refresh you; carnation petals for energy; tiger's-eye
and carnelian for passion and courage.
Green or gold; cinnamon sticks, cinquefoil, mint, and pine to
attract money; aventurine and malachite brings fortune and prosperity.
Black or purple; periwinkle vine, garlic, morning glory vine,
and dill for protection; sea salt to banish bad vibes; a hematite
stone for grounding and distressing; an obsidian for protection
Powers: Purple or silver; cyclamen, violets, a rowan leaf, and
lilac leaf or flower to promote psychic abilities; a black feather
for mystery; a quartz crystal for power; and a moonstone to
Blue or white; yarrow for courage; lavender for its calming
influences; sea salt to break up negativity; moonstone is a
safe travel stone.
Knowledge: Orange, lily of the valley, lavender, fennel, dill,
and sage for wisdom; clematis for mental beauty; carnations
for stamina; and quartz crystal for power.