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Rail Fence Pillow

Sew four blocks in a variety of favorite cool-tone solids, then set them on point with an additional cool-tone solid to make a 16"-square pillow. These fabrics are Kona cotton solids from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.


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Assemble Pillow Top Center

1. Sew together two matching solid 2x5" strips and one 2x5" strip of a second solid to make a block (Block Assembly Diagram). Press seams away from center strip. The block should be 5" square including seam allowances. Repeat to make four blocks total.

2. Referring to Pillow Top Assembly Diagram, lay out blocks, solid sage green 5" setting square, and solid sage green setting triangles in three diagonal rows.

3. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward blocks. Join rows; press seams in one direction.

4. Add solid sage green corner triangles to make pillow top center. Press seams toward corner triangles. The pillow top center should be 13-1/4" square including seam allowances.