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Pleated Boxes Pillow - Free Pattern

A 17” x 12” Modern Patchwork Throw Pillow by Lindsay Conner

22 Feb 12

Pleated Boxes Pillow - Free Pattern

Add a bit of sunshine to your living room! Make a handmade pleated boxes pillow and pillow form that is the perfect size to accent a chair. Cover is a simple envelope-back style, and can be removed for easy cleaning.



  • 8 assorted fabric strips, 2” wide and 12” long.
  • ½ yard of solid background fabric
  • ½ yard of inexpensive muslin fabric, like an upcycled sheet
  • 8-10 oz. synthetic fiber fill
  • Rotary cutter, acrylic ruler and cutting mat
  • Thread, sewing pins and iron

Finished size when filled: 17" long x 12" tall, x 6" wide


Posted by: Lindsay Conner

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1 Greta commented on 02/23/2012

Wow, super great way to use up scraps! This would go great with your quilt too! Use the scraps from that and it is a great matching set! :)

2 Shirley Lupton commented on 02/25/2012

This is neat and I can't wait to try. Thanks for posting.

3 Natalie commented on 02/28/2012

I think this will be fun. Looking forward to it.

4 Lisa Peterson commented on 05/15/2014

Hi, I heard about your tutorial after a saw my friends Trinette Marriot's cushion plus quilt she made to match using the same technique, it is truely so cute and an idea to do a quilt as you go endless quilt.

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