Make a Pretty Pillow to Enjoy Any Time of the Year

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Substitute Other Blocks for the Heart!

Simple patchwork is accented with a heart block in this lovely pillow. It’s a simple project that goes together quickly.

Plus, it will be great in any color theme. Play with goodies from your stash to make your own version.

Patchwork Pillow Love Pattern

The pattern calls for a pack of Moda Treats, which is made up of forty-two 3 1/2″ squares. You can cut your own, if you wish, from fat quarters or yardage.

Patchwork Pillow Love Pattern

Instructions are included for a zippered pillow back. Plus, you can substitute any 6″ (finished) block for the heart, as was done with the star version shown above.

Patchwork Pillow Love Pattern

Mini charms (2 1/2″) can also be used, as @zblgran did in the example above. Borders cut at 3 1/2″ will bring the top up to the original size, or go narrower for a smaller pillow. The heart block finishes at 4″ square.

The finished pillow, designed by Sterling LaBosky from Sterling Quilt Co. for Moda Bakeshop, is 18″ x 18″.

Click here for the free “Patchwork Pillow Love” pattern.


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