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Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow

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Support breast cancer awareness with this pretty quilted pillow tutorial! The Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow from Kaye Wood is a fun way to show solidarity and do a little quilting at the same time. Get your whole guild involved in this cause!

Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
This image courtesy of kayewood.com

Project Type: Make a Project

Pillow Size: 12 inches wide x 12 inches long

Time to complete: In an evening

Primary Technique: Pieced

Difficulty Level: Easy

Note: This pillow is designed using Pink Ribbon flannel fabric from Marcus Brothers as part of a joint awareness effort by Kaye Wood and Marcus Brothers. Fabric is coded in materials list.


MATERIALS:

  • R65 SOFTLY E149-226D (Pink Ribbon Flannel)
  • Assorted SOFTLY pink flannel prints
  • Backing fabric 13” x 13” square
  • 12” pillow form
  • 1-1/2 yds. piping (optional)
  • Starmaker™ 8 by Kaye Wood

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cut each of the coordinating fabrics into (2) strips, 1-1/4” wide, and (1) strip 1” wide.
     
  2. Fussy-cut pink ribbon designs. To do this, place the Starmaker 8 with the 4 angle at the top of the ribbon design. Keep the ribbon design inside the 1/4” lines on the Starmaker 8. Cut down to the 3 line along both sides of the
    Starmaker 8.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
     
  3. Using a ruler, cut along the bottom of the triangle exactly 3-1/4” from the top of the triangle.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
     
  4. Sew the first strip to each side of the ribbon triangles. Press the seam allowances toward the triangle. Trim the two ends by placing the Starmaker 8 so it lines up with the ends of the triangle.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
     
  5. Sew the second strip to the first, right sides together. Press seam allowances toward the first strip. Trim the two ends with the Starmaker 8.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
     
  6. Sew the third and fourth strips in the same manner.
     
  7. Sew two blocks together, matching seam lines. Press the seam allowances in opposite directions. Sew the four blocks together; press the seam allowances open.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow
     
  8. Sew three strips together for the borders. Press the seam allowances toward the darker fabric. Sew to the square, mitering the corners.
     
  9. Sew piping to the pillow top, using a piping foot.
     
  10. Sew the pillow back to the front, using a piping foot, along 3-1/2 sides. Turn the pillow right side out through the opening. Insert the pillow form and hand stitch the opening closed.
     

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