This Pretty Kaleidoscope Pillow is a Breath of Fresh Air

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The soft Liberty fabrics and alternating pinwheels give movement to this lovely pillow, evoking fresh breezes.

We love the colors the designer chose, but this would be beautiful in just about any combination of small scale prints.

Kaleidoscope Pillow Tutorial


Notice how the fussy cut pieces in the center of the pillow add interest. It might be fun to do that with all of the pinwheel squares.

Echo machine quilting in a contrasting color is a nice finishing touch. It has the effect of big-stitch hand quilting, which would also be lovely.

The paper piecing pattern by Charise Creates for Sew Mama Sew is for a 20” square pillow form.

If pillows aren’t your thing, consider putting a border (or two – one thin, one thick) around the outside and finish it off as a small quilt to display on your wall or table.

Click here for the “Kaleidescope Pinwheels” tutorial.

Get the free pattern and templates here.


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