Sew a Color Wheel Pillow
All levels | 31 min 20 sec
Sew a Color Wheel Pillow
If you're looking for a quick way to freshen up and brighten your living space, look no further than this dazzling color wheel pillow, which is also an amazing stash-buster. Expert sewist and quilter Leslie Schucker designed this pillow to feature the EZ Quilting Fat Cat template, which makes cutting your fabric shapes a breeze. She'll then guide you through piecing your color wheel together and lightly quilting your pillow top. You'll also learn a neat trick for transferring a quilting design from paper to fabric, and how to sew your own envelope pillowcase. By using various fabrics from your stash, all of your color wheel pillows can be just as unique as you.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Cotton fabrics in 12 colors - ¼ yard of each or scraps at least 5" x 5”
  • One yard white fabric
  • Coordinating fabric for pillow back - ½ yard
  • Coordinating sewing thread
  • EZQuilting® Fat Cats template
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Pins
  • Bamboo point turner, chopstick, or pokey tool
  • Pellon® Wonder-Under Fusible Web - ½ yard
  • Batting - 18" x 18”
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron and pressing mat
  • Water-soluble ink pen
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Regular ruler and quilting ruler
  • 16" x 16" pillow form 
  • Class PDF
  • Parchment paper (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Cut fabric shapes with EZ Quilting templates
  • Stabilize fabric with fusible web
  • Transfer a quilting design with a water-soluble ink pen
  • Lightly machine quilt
  • Sew an envelope pillow case

What you'll get:
  • Video lessons on how to make a color wheel pillow
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from sewist Leslie Schucker
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
16 users recommended this class to a friend
Susan Vaughn
i love this and will be making a few for my sewing area
January 25, 2023
Judith Boggs
Playful pillow.
More than 3 months ago
Sandra Jones
Loved the parchment paper tip. I was wondering how I was going to save my wool mat from applique glue. Thanks
More than 3 months ago