A pillow with panache!
x 16” pillow form
Pillow body & back:
- One – 13” x 17”
- Two – 12” x 13”
- One – 20” square
- Two – 10” squares
- 2¾ yds. decorator insertion cording
- Robison-Anton® rayon embroidery thread
- All-purpose thread – 2 spools
- Tear away stabilizer
- Pintucking foot
- 2.0 mm twin needle
- Water soluble fabric marking pen
the fan design to the smart media card and place the card
in the machine.
the Fan design.
the Large Hoop Icon.
the fan 180 degrees.
the Combine Icon.
- Select Folder #10; select the first design
of the second row.
the floral pattern 270 degrees. Then move it using the Move
Function, so that it fits in the lower right hand corner
of the fan.
a water soluble fabric marker, draw a line across the 20”
fabric square, dividing the square in half diagonally (this
will be the cutting line after the embroidery is finished).
another line parallel with one of the sides of the square,
6½” from the edge. Make another line parallel
and 6½” from the other edge of the square (See
the fabric, with tear away stabilizer underneath it, in
the large hoop, lining up the cross marked on the fabric
with the placement marks on the hoop (See diagram 2).
the design using the Robison-Anton® embroidery thread.
the stabilizer when finished. Press.
- Trim 4” from each of the 4 sides.
- Cut the square in half diagonally, according to the diagonal
line marked earlier on the fabric, creating two triangles.
- Remove the embroidery unit and set the machine for regular
- Select the straight stitch. Attach the zipper foot. Thread
the machine with the all-purpose thread. Please note: all
seams will be ½” unless otherwise indicated.
- Baste the cording to the two lower edges of the triangle
with the embroidery, clipping the insertion at the point.
- With right sides together, pin the two triangles together,
along the two lower edges. Stitch, leaving the top edge
opens for turning. Clip corner, turn to right side out.
the 10” squares of fabric in half diagonally.
the pintucking foot. Insert the 2.0 twin needle. Thread
the machine with two of the same color threads. Insert the
quilting guide and set it so that the guide is about ¾”
away from the needles.
creating pintucks by sewing straight rows of parallel stitching,
about ¾” away from one edge of one of the triangles
(See diagram 3).
to sew more pintucks across the width of the triangle, sliding
the quilting guide over to the previous row of stitching.
the fabric and sew pintucks in the opposite direction of
triangle, having the rows of stitching parallel to the other
bottom side of the triangle.
pintucks in this same way on one of the other remaining
the triangles using a rotary cutter and ruler.
the zipper foot, Select the straight stitch and change the
thread back to the all-purpose sewing thread.
the cording to the lower edges of each of the triangles.
leaving the top edges open for turning. Clip corners. Turn
to the right side out. Press.
a flat surface, lay the pillow body (13” x 17”
fabric) face up.
the two pintucked triangles; face up on top of the pillow
body, raw edges even with the top edge.
the embroidered triangle on top of the others.
the two underneath triangles so that they are evenly spaced
under the top triangle (the edges will overlap the sides -
see diagram 4). Pin.
the layers together across the top edge. Trim the over-hanging
triangles even with the sides of the pillow body.
hem one 12” edge of each of the 12” x 13”
the hemmed edges so that together they fit the pillow top.
right sides together, pin the back to the front.
together by sewing around all four sides.
right side out.
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