InstructionsPILLOW FRONT: I used a basic foundation piecing technique on three different squares that were 10" x 10" each. The fourth square, also 10" x 10", was used for the applique. The four squares were sewn together to make a large square which became the front of the pillow. The large square was cut down to make the final size 18" x 18" which is the size of the pillow form.
-I quilted the front of ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Casual, Cute, Mod
quilting cotton, commercial applique, cording (for piping), bias tape, cotton batting, muslin, pillow form
What was your inspiration?
My daughter. This pillow was made for her 7th birthday. She is a big fan of Fancy Nancy.
What are you most proud of?
The foundation piecing and the quilting.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
-I always cut the pillow front the same size as my pillow form, e.g. 18" x 18" so that the pillow form fits snuggly inside the pillow cover.
-If I make an envelope closure for the back of the pillow, then I use two pieces that are each 2/3's the size of the pillow form; in this case, 12" x 18".