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Modern 4-Patch Pillow


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Here's a fresh, contemporary accent to rev up any room. You'll learn to give tradition a twist with these 4 super-easy blocks. Each block combines just 4 pieces cut from 10" squares of 4 different fabrics, customized to complement your decor. Follow my lead, with a cutting diagram and 6 pages of how-to's accompanied by 23 step by step photos. Or, improvise: my examples will give you the confidence to slice, rotate, and compose your own original abstract design. Finish the pillow cover with binding just like a quilt, and a simple, smart-looking button-&-loop closure on the back. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Just straight machine-sewing: easy-peasy SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 18" square

Supplies Needed

  • Start with just four 10" fabric squares.
  • Rotary-cutting supplies and a basic sewing machine

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Eleanor Levie is the wild and wacky author/editor of Quilt Blocks Go Wild!, Unforgettable TOTE BAGS, Skinny Quilts & Table Runners I and II, and many other popular how-to quilting books. Respected for Elly's invariably clear and accurate directions, these collections of original designs by Elly and celebrities of the quilting world are beloved for their innovation and diversity. "EllyL designs" launches individual patterns with Elly's own brand of offbeat, out-of-the-box stitching and quilting. As with her books, presentations, and workshops, Elly inspires YOU to personalize and customize for the freshest, most welcome, one-of-a-kind gifts and goodies. Visit me at, where you'll enjoy the free & fun pages, the quilting blog, see where I'll be teaching next, and contact me!