These cute pillow covers are a snap to make and can match any décor. Fabrics are from the Mama Said Sew collection by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics.

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Materials for One Pillow Cover

  • 3--18x21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted prints
  • 16" pillow form
  • Water-soluble marking pen

Finished pillow cover: 16" square

Measurements include ½" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From assorted prints, cut:

  • 1--17" square
  • 2--11-1/2×17" rectangles

Assemble Pillow

1. Press a long edge of each print 11-1/2×17" rectangle under 1/2". Press same edges under an additional 1/2".

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2. Topstitch each folded edge to hem.

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3. Using a marking tool and working on the wrong side of the print 17" square, draw a stitching line along each edge; start 1/2" from edges at corners and taper to a scant 1/4" in the middle.

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4. Place the hemmed rectangles, with hemmed edges overlapping, atop the marked 17" square with right sides together. Pin in place.

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5. Stitch around all edges on marked lines to make a pillow cover.

6. Clip corners of seam allowances almost to stitching.

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7. Turn right side out; press.

8. Insert pillow form through opening.

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