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Add patriotic bursts to a plain pillow with simple machine straight-stitching. The dark blue background serves as a night sky for the red and white metallic sparklers.

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Decorate the band of a pillowcase with fusible leaf appliqués. Use this free pillowcase pattern to embellish pillowcases for charity as part of the ...

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Construct an easy-to-sew patchwork throw pillow to add a splash of color to any room. Use decorator-weight fabric for a durable pillow.

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Happy appliquéd circles arranged in a flower shape fill a bright pillow. The ragged edges of the appliqués add to the project’s breezy charm while orange piping frames the aqua background and...

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Project maker Judy Sams Sohn used prints from Patty Young's Mezzanine collection for Michael Miller Fabrics to make a rectangular patchwork pillow. You could use fabric scraps for this easy-to-...

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Add fusible leaf appliqués to decorate the band of a pillowcase. Use this free pillowcase pattern to embellish pillowcases for charity as part of the ...

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Create a soft place to land with a generously sized floor pillow created from a quartet of butterfly panels and a coordinating butterfly print. Fabric is from the Papillion collection by Karen...

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A houndstooth owl rests on a plaid branch atop a wool pillow embellished with zipper trim from Indygo Junction.

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Use precut 10-inch squares and fat quarters to create a reversible pillow. Appliqué house and heart shapes, then frame each appliquéd block with stripe and tone-on-tone borders. Fabrics are from...

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Fussy-cut delicate floral designs, such as these from the Abigail collection by Sara Morgan for Blue Hill Fabrics, to showcase...

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Sew a beginner-friendly pillow sham that’s pieced from simple strips. In-the-ditch quilting complements the richly patterned fabrics—jewel-tone Boutique Batiks from ...

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A felted wool square makes a bold background for a funky flower appliqué pillow. Combine cotton, ribbon, and wool for a folk art look.

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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...

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Use flannel scraps to create bird, nest, egg, and berry appliqué pieces. Fuse the pieces to a pieced pillowtop to make a handmade nature scene.

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Patterns for a decorative pillow, coordinating shams, bed skirt, and nightstand slipcover can add cottage chic style to any bedroom.

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For a quick home décor project, use Flying Geese units to frame a fussy-cut large floral motif and assemble the unit into a pillow. Fabrics are from the Ruby collection from...

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Mix in a few decorator and specialty fabrics for a chic look that will have your friends wondering where they can get a fabulous floor pillow like yours!

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Fabric selection is key in re-creating this look. Choose a repeat floral print, cut and sew as directed, and a new motif magically appears where the prints converge.

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

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Four triangles make a merry, square pillow! Three bright prints form the hourglass block pillow. Complete it with a covered button center and piped edging.

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Sew handmade pillows, pillowcases, and pillow shams to match any decor--no matter how often you change it out! Our free pillow patterns feature both neutral and traditional patterns to standout...

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