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Barn Star Pillow

Mimic a traditional barn quilt in a throw pillow using two solid colors and a star block design. Fabrics are from the Painter’s Palette Solids collection by Paintbrush Studio.


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Inspired by Stitch & Switch Pillow by designer Corey Yoder

Quilt tester: Jan Ragaller



•    2⁄3 yard each solid green and solid white (block, border, binding)

•    3⁄4 yard backing fabric

•    27" square muslin (lining)

•    27" square batting

•    24"-square pillow form


Finished size: 24-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 18" square


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.