Ruffle Quilt Block Pillow

Category: Pillow

Use any of the 9 different techniques to make the center block for this fun and easy pillow – here we’re using Month 2 from our Block of the Month, the ruffle block.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Pillow Form
1/2 yard border/backing fabric
Finished Quilt Block

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Weather Soft™ Indoor/Outdoor Pillow 18″ x 18″

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Price: $19.99

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Start by making your 12.5″x12.5″ (12″ finished) quilt block. We are using Month 2 from the Technique Block of the Month – the ruffle block.

florals ruffle block

Cut from your extra fabric, 4 strips:
2 Strips: 12.5″ x 3.5″
2 Strips: 18″ x 3.5″
2 Pieces: 12″ x 18″

Sew the two 12.5″x 3.5″ to two opposite sides of the block. Press open.

start adding pillow borders

Add the other two 3.5″ strips to the top and bottom. Press open. This is the finished pillow front.

borders stitched to ruffle block

The two remaining pieces will make up the pillow back. Finish one of the 18″ sides on each. Fold down 1/4″, press. Fold down again, another 1/4″ and press again.

fold over to create hem

Stitch down the edge.

top stitch hem

Place the pillow front, right side up, on the table. Place the two back pieces, right sides down, on top of the pillow front. The two finished edges should be in the center, overlapping by a couple inches. Pin all the way around.

pin together pillow

Stitch around all four sides.

stitch together pillow

Turn right side out through the overlap in the center of the back. Insert a pillow form.

make a ruffled pillow