How to Turn a Quilt Into a Quillow

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Great for Travel and Kids Love Them!

Quillows have been around for generations and are super easy to make. What is a quillow? It’s a quilt with a pillowcase-type pocket on the back. Fold the quilt into the case and you have a pillow – or quillow.

Because the quilt is folded up into a compact package, a quillow is perfect for travel, picnics, outdoor concerts, car trips and more. Kids also love being able to make their quilts into pillows.

How to Turn a Quilt Into a Quillow

The plushness of the pillow depends on the batting used in the quilt. Thicker battings produce soft and fluffy pillows. For ease of transport, however, thinner battings produce the most compact packages.

How to Turn a Quilt Into a Quillow

Allison from Cluck Cluck Sew shows how to make a quilt into a quillow in her excellent tutorial. Notice that she includes the option of adding a handle. She also shows how to fold the quilt into the case. Even a 7-year-old can do it!

Click here for the free “How to Make a Quilt into a Quillow” tutorial.


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