Single Block Projects: Quilt Block Pillow
Intermediate | 17 min 28 sec
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Wondering what to do with all of the gorgeous blocks in our Block of the Month series? Ashley Nickels shows how to expertly set any quilt block in a posh pillowcase, featuring sashing to frame the block and a hidden zipper. She demonstrates the technique using Carolyn Friedlander's Polk Block, but you can use any block you please to create custom pillows for your home. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Quilt block of your choice (Ashley demonstrates using Carolyn Friedlander’s Polk Block - set of 4 blocks sewn together to create a 14” square)
  • 20” square quilting cotton for back of pillow
  • 3 ½” strips of quilting cotton for sashing
  • 16” zipper
  • 19" square pillow form
  • Thread in coordinating color
  • Sewing machine
  • Zipper foot
  • Snips or seam ripper
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutter
  • Clear gridded quilting ruler
  • Cutting mat
  • Pins
  • Iron and ironing board
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Add sashing
  • Install a hidden zipper
  • Sew with a zipper foot


What you’ll get:
  • Detailed instructions on how to turn a quilt block into a pillowcase
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Ashley Nickels
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students 
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Sarah Ogden
Wow! I got more than I bargained for with this class. I wasn't expecting to learn how to add a zipper to a cushion cover. That is so neat and she makes it look totally doable!
September 14, 2022
Kristie Marsala
This was a great demo and very easy to follow!
More than 3 months ago
Rhonda Fears
Very good. Ashley explains things very clearly .
More than 3 months ago