Pleated Pillow Trio

from Betz White

Pleated Pillow Trio Pattern


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Sewing: Pleated Pillow Trio
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • machine sew
  • turn a sewn strip

Pattern Description:

Create a beautiful set of three pillows with dimensional detail using pre-cut strips. Folding, pleating and tucking techniques create unique textures to dress up your home decor. This pattern is part of my Make New or Make Do(tm) sewing pattern collection.

Need a great tip for pressing sewn and turned strips? Check out my Perfect Strap Tutorial:

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Square: 14 1/2"" x 14 1/2" Rectangular: 11 1/2" x 15 1/2" Round: 15 1/2"


  • Square Pillow: 16" pillow form (this will make a plump pillow), (14) 2 1/2" x 34" wide quilting cotton strips, 1/2 yd quilting cotton for background fabric, 1 yd woven cotton fusible interfacing, thread
  • Rectangular Pillow: 12" x 16" pillow form, (14) 2 1/2" x 12" fabric strips, 1/2yd background fabric, 1 1/2yd woven cotton fusible interfacing, Embroidery floss, Thread
  • Round Pillow: (2) 2 1/4" x width of fabric A, (2) 2 1/4" x width of fabric B, (1) 2 1/4" x width of fabric C, (1) 2 1/4" x width of fabric D, 1/2 yd background fabric, 1 1/2 yd woven cotton fusible interfacing, (2) 1 1/2" half ball covered buttons, Fiberfill, Doll or Upholstery needle, thread

You Will Also Need:

  • bodkin or large safety pin
  • rotary cutter (optional)

About Designer

About Designer

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Betz White has built a career on thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship and a focus on materials that are kind to people and planet alike. She is a designer, green crafter and the bestselling author of two books that encourage readers to "stitch beautifully, tread lightly," Warm Fuzzies and Sewing Green. Her original sewing patterns, Make New or Make Do, are designed to be made from either new ...

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