Sweetest Quilted Pillow Pattern

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. This charming pillow pattern really shows off the

The beautiful border used for the Sweetest quilted pillow pattern really completes the look of this project. The quilted pillow pattern showcases the Sweet Nectar quilt block and results in a finished pillow that measures about 17 inches square. Download the two-page Sweetest quilted pillow pattern as a PDF, and print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block 125% before you get started.

To make the Sweetest quilted pillow pattern:


Make 1 block. Add a thin inner border and rambling leaves border (see Borders page). Finished size is about 17 inches square.

To make the Sweet Nectar quilt block:

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The Sweet Nectar quilt block is part of the


Background: Cut 1. All other pieces: Fuse double-sided webbing to fabrics, and cut 1 each. (Do not add seam allowances to fused pieces.)

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. This color combination really makes the hummingbird stand out.


Place and fuse all pieces. By machine, applique all fused pieces using narrow zigzag stitch. Use same stitch to make flower stamen, leaf vein, and bird's beak. Sew beads to ends of stamen, and sew on button for hummingbird eye.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. Pretty pastels are a perfect choice for this quilt block.

Like this quilt block? It is part of the Fresh from the Gar­den quilt design. Love the garden theme? Make a quilt from our Garden and Floral Quilt Patterns.

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Phyllis Dobbs is the author of Dimensional Quilts and Fun with Flannel. Her designs appear in many books and magazines. She teaches and demonstrates quilt and stitch techniques at local and national levels and has designed a whimsical fabric collection for Hancock Fabrics. Dobbs is a member of the Society of Craft Designers.