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Faux Expletive : Real Pillow

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Faux Expletive : Real Pillow
Faux Expletive : Real Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Foundation Paper Piecing
  • Quilting
  • Basic Machine Sewing

Pattern Description:

There are plenty of reasons to sew. I sew for a variety of reasons, not least of which is to relieve stress. There is something soothing and satisfying about taking a pile of fabric and making it into something beautiful and useful. The project I'm sharing here has an extra element of stress relief - a cheeky little paper pieced near swear!

What better way to welcome unwanted guests to your home? What better pillow to throw at a frustrating family member? If you'd like to add some charm of this sort to your own home, this pattern is for you!

Need a tutorial on a great method for paper piecing? Visit http://wp.me/p26ZsX-69

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14" x 28"


  • Various scraps of fabric
  • 1/2 yard of background fabric
  • 1/2 yard of pillow backing fabric
  • 15" x 29" piece of cotton batting

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Freezer paper (optional but recommended)