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Summer Fun Pillow

One simple block in assorted fabrics yields a knockout throw pillow. Fabrics are from the California Girl collection by Fig Tree & Co. for Moda Fabrics.


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Assemble Blocks

1. Lay out one 1-1/2x3-1/2" rectangle and two 1-1/2" squares from one print, solid, or stripe and four solid cream 1-1/2" squares in three horizontal rows (Diagram 1).

2. Sew together squares in each pieced row. Press seams toward center square.

3. Join rows to make a block (Diagram 2). Press seams toward center rectangle. Block should be 3-1/2" square including seam allowances.

4. Repeat steps 1–3 to make 16 blocks total.