Sewing Knife-Edge Pillows

Throw a splash of color into your home by making unique, inexpensive, knife-edge pillows to compliment your existing décor.

Pair of Finished Knife-Edge Pillows
With the variety of shapes, colors, and patterns in a room, the goal of these knife-edge pillows is to create a colorful connection between different pieces of furniture.
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Pattern for the Knife-Edge Pillows
Add 1" of seam allowances to the height and width of every pillow to determine the pillows’ cut size. The blue, knife-edge pillows will be 15" tall × 21" wide when cut.
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Sewing the zipper onto the knife-edge pillow
With the zipper centered on the bottom edge and the right edge lined up with the edge of fabric, place the zipper teeth under the single-welt cord foot and stitch along the right side from one end to the other.
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Snipping excess fabric off of knife-edge pillow corner
Cut off the seam allowance at the corners without cutting through the stitch.
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Book Cover of Spruce
“Spruce,” by Amanda Brown, is a guide to perfecting home décor through colorful and luxurious fabrics.
Cover courtesy Storey Publishing

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