*** This listing is for an expanded TUTORIAL version of the Octagon Star Pillow Pattern (PDF), with 14 additional pages of detailed, step-by-step instructions abundantly illustrated with diagrams and process photos.*** Confident beginners will be able to follow this pattern with ease, constructing beautiful handmade pillow covers to decorate their home and give as gifts! The Octagon Star pillow is a fresh take on a classic star block. It's stunning in bold colors and bright florals, offers a perfect canvas for fussy-cutting your favorite prints, and is equally beautiful in subtle, contemporary grays and muted neutrals. It's perfect for holiday fabrics, from traditional to modern to novelty fun... or whip up a quick Mother's Day, birthday, or house-warming gift in a fresh palette of favorite colors. TIP: This PDF pattern is designed for you to read on your computer or tablet. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PRINT THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT! Save ink by reading in digital format, or print just the pages with cutting instructions. Pattern purchase includes BONUS pillow-finishing ebook (see "Perfect Pillow" ebook listing for details) ... it's free with any Venus de Hilo pillow pattern! Just look for the download link in the back of your pattern PDF.