Spring Picnic Pillows

Spring Picnic Pillows

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



    (for three pillows)

  • 1-1/4 yds each, Home Inspiration Dupioni Silk: light gold, dark gold
  • Three 20" pillow forms
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron & pressing surface


(three pillows) Note: 1/2" seam allowances.
1. 3 piece pillow front:
     a. Cut one 10"x21" piece of light gold for center.
     b. Cut two 7"x21" pieces of dark gold for sides.
     c. Sew 21" edges with light piece in center.
2. 4 piece pillow front:
     a. Cut two pieces 6-1/2"x21" of light gold.
     b. Cut two pieces 6"x21" of dark.
     c. Sew 21" edges, alternating colors.
3. 5 piece pillow front:
     a. Cut one piece light gold for center 7"x21".
     b. Cut two pieces dark gold 5"x21" for either side of center.
     c. Cut two pieces light gold 4-1/2"x21" for ends.
     d. Sew as directed.
4. For each back, cut two pieces 13-1/2"x21".
5. Finish one 21" edge of each piece.
6. Layer pillow top right side up, one back piece right side down, cut edges aligned - overlap other back piece and align cut edges.
7. Sew all sides.
8. Turn and press.
9. Insert pillow forms.