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Easy Strips Pillow

Project maker Judy Sams Sohn cut rectangles from Patty Young's Mezzanine collection for Michael Miller Fabrics to create a square pillow cover. To protect seams from fraying when the pillow cover is washed and dried, she used lightweight fusible interfacing on the wrong side of the pillow top.


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Finish Pillow

1. Following manufacturer’s instructions, fuse interfacing 16-1/2" square to wrong side of pillow top.

2. Turn under one long edge of each pink-and-red print 10-3/4x16-1/2" rectangle 1/4"; press. Turn under 1/4" again and stitch in place to hem pillow back pieces.

3. Referring to Pillow Back Assembly Diagram, overlap hemmed edges of pillow back pieces by about 4" to make a 16-1/2"-square pillow back. Baste overlapped edges.

4. Layer pillow top and back. Stitch around all edges to make pillow cover. Turn right side out and press. Insert pillow form through opening in pillow back.