Pillow Patterns for Every Occasion
Decorate for the holidays, the seasons, or special events with pillows that are quick, easy, and fun to make and simple to switch out as the calendar changes.
A Valentine pillow will make its recipient feel especially loved. Fused, machine appliquéd heart flowers and embroidered letters embellish this token of affection.
Color of Love
Solid color hearts stand out against a black background on this throw pillow. Use variegated thread to quilt a stipple stitch for an interesting pop of color.
I Love You Pillow
Stitch a subtle love note using a shadow redwork technique of ecru thread on a soft white foundation.
Easy-to-create, machine-couched springtime tulips dance atop piped or bead-trimmed pillows.
Crazy for Spring
This pillow combines patchwork pieces and hand embroidery with a stitched quote celebrating the season.
Wool Flower Pillow
A felted wool square makes a bold background for a funky flower appliqué pillow. Combine cotton, ribbon, and wool for a folk art look.
Fusible Appliqué Bird Pillow
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.
Customize congrats to graduates and other remarkable achievers with a favorite snapshot, a printable fabric sheet, and a fabric-covered pillow.
Combine light blue and pink prints for an updated take on nautical style. An embroidered underwater scene adds whimsy to this pillow.
English paper-pieced hexagons are the perfect on-the-go summer stitching project.
A classic flag shape featuring applique makes a beautiful pillow topper.
Patriotic Pinwheel Pillow
A patriotic color palette gives a pillow a summery vibe.
Metallic Fireworks Pillow
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.
Congrats Appliqué Pillow
Make a wedding gift that newlyweds will treasure.
House Warming Pillow
Bright red embroidery overshadows a heart-felt message that's cleverly disguised in ecru stitching.
Modern Maple Pillow
Turn a scrappy Maple Leaf block into a contemporary pillow in fall colors.
Boo to You
Create a whimsical pillow using Halloween prints. Fussy-cut words from fabric to showcase in the covered buttons.
Add a whimsical touch to your decor with pillows more likely to charm your guests than spook them.
This pair of appliqué pillows is a treat to complete.
Spooky Cat Pillow
A black cat and Halloween greeting is the perfect touch to scary decor.
A cute turkey and autumn leaves combine for a seasonal decoration.
A fast-to-fuse appliquéd snowman will impart a friendly welcome all winter long.
A whimsical pillow topper features applique and winter motifs.
Wrapped Star Pillow
A ribbon and center bow seem to divide a pieced star shape in this festive pillow.
Trim the Tree Pillow
Deck the halls in a hurry with a one-block Christmas tree pillow.
'Round the Holidays
Easy-to-turn Dresden-style pieces and trapunto add dimension to a festive pillow-a simple project for learning a new technique.
An antique greeting card prompted a simple-to-sew seasonal pillow.
Get the free pillow pattern here.
Jolly Holiday Pillows
Pleats and ruching dress up a festive pair of Christmas-theme pillows just in time for a season of good cheer.
The delightful pillow shows a love of traditional needle-turn appliqué.