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Beautiful Blues Pillow

Assorted blue and cream metallic prints make a throw pillow sparkle. Fabrics are from the Imperial collection by Robert Kaufman Fabrics.


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Inspired by: Down the Middle from designer Kim Schaefer of Little Quilt Company

Quilt tester: Alison Gamm



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


  • 1⁄2 yard medium blue print No. 1 (A and B blocks, backing)
  • 1—10" square each of cream prints Nos. 1 and 2 (A, B, and C blocks)
  • 1—9x21" (fat eighth) light blue print (A and B blocks)
  • 1—10" square dark blue print (B and C blocks)
  • 1—10" square each medium blue prints Nos. 2 and 3 (C blocks)
  • 1—9x21" (fat eighth) cream print No. 3 (C blocks)
  • 20-1⁄2"-square batting
  • 20-1⁄2"-square muslin
  •  20"-square pillow form


Finished pillow: 20" square
Finished blocks: 5" square


Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.


From medium blue print No. 1, cut:

  • 2—12-3⁄4 ×20-3⁄4" rectangles