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Squares & Circles Pillows

No matter which pillow you choose-pieced squares or machine-appliquéd circles- each is a snap to create.


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Cut and Assemble Squares Pillow

To make the best use of your fabrics, cut pieces in the following order.

From each pink-orange-and-green print, cut:
3 -- 3-1/2" squares

From solid white, cut:
2 -- 12-1/2x16-1/2" rectangles
4 -- 1-1/4x12-1/2" sashing strips
12 -- 1-1/4x3-1/2" sashing strips

1. Referring to Squares Pillow Top Assembly Diagram, lay out nine pink-orange-and-green print 3-1/2" squares, the solid white 1-1/4x3-1/2" sashing strips, and the solid white 1-1/4x12-1/2" sashing strips.

2. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward print squares. Join rows and long sashing strips to complete pillow top. Press seams toward sashing strips. Pillow top should be 12-1/2" square including seam allowances.