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Charming Window Pillows

Charming Window Pillows
Hi! I’m Angela from My Three Sons and I was a mechanical engineer in my life before kids. Really an engineer to the core, I’m all about optimized processes and well-utilized materials. I tried to figure out the best way to make the elusive cathedral window block. So I’ll share some things I found for getting nice points and neat windows. And they are a perfect showcase for your favorite charm pack. We’re going to make two pillows here – most efficient use of materials and all. 1 Just Wing It Charm Pack 1 3/4 Yards Bella Solid Snow 4 Just Wing It Fat Quarters Washable glue stick 2 Square pillow forms – 20″x20″ 2 18-20″ zippers (optional) Pink and Blue Matching thread (optional) Step One: In which you fold fabric and steam it into submission First, from the white yardage cut 5 strips the entire width of the fabric and each 10.5″ wide. Subcut each of those 5 strips into 10.5″ squares so that you end up with a total of 20 pieces. But you do need to make a perfect 9″ square out of poster board.

http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/04/charming-window-pillows.html

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Back in the late 60s my Mom wanted to make a coverlet out of these, but chose the really small size - less than 2 inches. She finally ended up with a pillow. Very labor intensive, but beautiful. I saw on once with bright batiks and a black background. Stunning!! by janetdw Jun 3

This is pretty cool! I've been envisioning a similiar project in my mind without a clue how to go about it. I think this will be pretty helpful. (: by vitals Jun 3

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