Gumdrop Pillow
Intermediate | 34 min
Prep Materials
Sew Main Pillow
Add Zipper and Finish Sewing
Finish Pillow
Learn to make stacks of these pillows in all different combinations of fabric. Their oversized scale lends a cozy drama to any part of your home. Amy shows you how to build the pillow in sections, insert an invisible zipper and finish the pillow. Bring one of Amy’s signature styles into your sewing repertoire and your home.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials for 18" pillow:
  • 2 1/4 yards of 44" quilting fabric
  • downloadable PDF pattern
  • 7 12oz bags of poly-fil (Amy uses Fairfield Nature-Fil)
  • 8x8 inch piece of sew in lightweight interfacing
  • measuring tape
  • pen or pencil
  • 12-14" invisible zipper
  • invisible zipper foot
  • point turner
  • scissors
  • straight pins and pin cushion
  • iron and ironing board
  • sewing machine
  • sewing machine thread
Learn how to:
  • Make pillows with different combinations of fabrics
  • Build this pillow in sections
  • Insert an invisible zipper
  • Finish the pillow

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make a gumdrop pillow
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Amy Butler
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
337 users recommended this class to a friend
Katie Washburn
I loved this class. The video was easy to follow and super fun to make. Thank you!
More than 3 months ago
Susan Drabek
Amazing instructor who isn't afraid to NOT "be perfect" and to have factored that into the final product. Thank you Amy!!! Gonna make a TON of these cute little pillows!!
More than 3 months ago
Linda Blaylock
Thanks for the fun project!
More than 3 months ago