Our Favorite Pillow Patterns: 25 DIY Quilted Pillows
Add the perfect finishing touch to your home with our collection of free pillow patterns and tutorials!
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Looking for an easy way to start updating your home decor? Take a look at the patterns in Our Favorite Pillow Patterns 25 DIY Quilted Pillows, which includes several fun pillows to sew using standard quilting techniques.
Whether you're looking for some free applique patterns, patchwork patterns, or individual quilt blocks to match your spin on DIY designing, you'll find some very easy to sew pillow covers here. These pillow designs will help you add your own touch to any room in your home.
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Applique Pillow Patterns
All of these pillow designs feature free applique patterns that you can attach on just about any pillow. These easy projects are a great way to become familiar with applique, and are excellent beginner quilting projects.
- Easy Polka Dot Pillowcase
Use fusible applique on some colorful fabrics to help your home burst with color.
- Arctic Narwhal Applique Pillow
Made using the freezer paper applique technique, this DIY pillow is a quick home decor project that mixes traditional quilting with applique, and even comes with a printable applique template.
- Elephant Applique Cushion
Make pillows for young children featuring an adorable elephant applique! It comes together in no time and makes a great handmade piece for decorating kids' rooms.
- Cross My Heart Appliqued Pillow
The Cross My Heart Appliqued Pillow is a super simple pillow case sewing pattern that you can make in just a few hours to decorate for Valentine's Day.
Free Patchwork Pillow Patterns
Another way to quilt pillow patterns is with patchwork quilt designs, similar to those you might use for starting a quilt. Patchwork quilting is a favorite for beginners, so if you're new to quilting, don't miss these simple tutorials for how to make a patchwork pillow.
- Denim Cathedral Window Pillow Part 1
Try something really different with the always eye-catching cathedral windows quilt pattern.
- Rainbow All-Sort String Pillow
Complement both traditional and modern home decor styles with a string quilt pillow pattern full of geometric shapes and color.
- Homespun Patchwork Rag Pillow
Nothing has quite the same look as a rag quilt, pillow patterns included.
- Vintage Embroidered Patchwork Cushion Pattern
These are excellent designs for pillows if you're looking for style and comfort.
- Pretty Patchwork Pillows
This design relies entirely on equilateral triangles that are large enough to show off the varied fabrics in these patchwork pillow covers.
- How to Make a Patchwork Pillow
If you're brand new to quilting and patchwork, free patchwork pillow patterns like this one are a great place to start.
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Scrap Pillow Patterns
If you're looking to go the extra mile with your thrifty quilting, try these scrapbusters. These DIY pillows are designed to help you clean out your fabric stash, so that you don't have to spend a dime on your DIY home decor.
- Offset Diamond Quilted Pillow
Use sashing and a lovely diamond pattern for a truly refined product.
- Fun Quilted Chair Cushion
You can decorate for any occasion with your old scrap collections.
- Vintage Sheet Half Square Triangle Pillow
Use floral scraps to make this adorable pillow!
- Contemporary Confetti Pillow
Make fun pillow designs with an eye-popping explosion of color like othing you've ever seen before.
Seasonal and Holiday Pillow Patterns
If you're a quilter with the ambition to quilt a new set of pillow patterns every season, get a head start with these ideas. These holiday and seasonal decorative pillows will look completely charming in your living room or bedroom!
- Valentine's Patchwork Cushion Tutorial
Add some beautiful Valentine's Day home decor to your home with this pretty in pink patchwork project.
- Quilted Picnic Pillows
You can take this summer quilt pillow anywhere.
- Fall Trees Applique Stashbuster Pillow
A simple fall scene quilt pattern can be present throughout all of the holidays coming up in this season.
- Zigzag Snowflake Patchwork Pillow
No matter what you're celebrating, there's a place for a snowy pillow pattern.
Looking for more simple patchwork projects? Don't miss our collection of beginner-friendly patchwork quilt patterns! 33 of Our Favorite Patchwork Quilt Patterns
Easy DIY Floor Cushions
Quilt some creative seating arrangements with one of these beautiful floor cushions! These DIY floor cushions are kid-friendly and parent-approved.
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