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Two-Color Star Pillow

Choose your favorite palette to customize a two-color star pillow. Fabrics are from the Kona Cotton Solids collection from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

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Inspired by Stitch and Switch Winter from designer Corey Yoder

Pillow tester: Jan Ragaller

 

Materials

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

  • 1 yard solid green (block, border, binding)
  • 1⁄2 yard solid light gray (block, border)
  • 7⁄8 yard backing fabric
  • 27"-square muslin (lining)
  • 27"-square batting
  • 24"-square pillow form

Finished size: 24-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 18" square

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. If you prefer to make triangle-squares larger than necessary and trim them to size, cut solid green and solid light gray 4" squares instead of the 3-7⁄8" squares specified here.

 

From solid green, cut:

  • 3 —2-1⁄2 × 42" binding strips
  • 1 —6-1⁄2" square
  • 4 —3-7⁄8" squares
  • 4 —3-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 8 large triangles total
  • 4 —3-1⁄2 × 6-1⁄2" rectangles
  •  64 —2-5⁄8 × 3-1⁄2" rectangles
  • 4 —2-5⁄8" squares

From solid light gray, cut:

  • 2— 4-1⁄4" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 8 small triangles total
  • 4 —3-7⁄8" squares
  • 20—3-1⁄2" squares
  • 28—2-5⁄8" squares

From backing fabric, cut:

  • 2—14-3⁄4 × 24-1⁄2" rectangles

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