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Sweet Hearts

A Valentine pillow will make its recipient feel especially loved. Fused, machine appliquéd heart flowers and embroidered letters embellish this token of affection.


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Designer: Elizabeth Scott


•    1⁄2 yard of tan floral for appliqué foundation

•    Scraps of assorted red, pink, and green prints for heart and leaf appliqués

•    1⁄2 yard of red floral for pillow back 

•    18×22" piece (fat quarter) of red check for binding

•    1⁄2 yard of lightweight fusible web 

•    Pigma pens: .01 fine-point, red and green

•    Embroidery floss: red and green 

•    18" square of quilt batting 

•    14"-square pillow form


Finished pillow: 14" square


Quantities specified for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. 

All measurements include a 1⁄4" seam allowance. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.