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House and Heart Pillow

Use precut 10-inch squares and fat quarters to create a reversible pillow. Appliqué house and heart shapes, then frame each appliquéd block with stripe and tone-on-tone borders. Fabrics are from the Pinfeathers collection by Carina Gardner and Simply Basics, both from Northcott Fabrics.


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Inspired by Home at Last from designer Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts
Project tester: Jill Abeloe Mead

3/8 yard multicolor stripe (appliqué, middle borders)
1/2 yard tan bird print (appliqués, pillow front outer border)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) tan stripe (inner borders)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) dark tan tone-on-tone (pillow back outer border)
2—10" squares assorted light tan tone-on-tones (block backgrounds) z
1/4"-diameter button: black
Polyester fiberfill

Finished pillow: 15-1/2" square
Finished block: 9-1/2" square

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.