Four-Patch Knot Pillow

Surprisingly small, this pillow packs a punch. Make several in complementing colors to toss on a couch.
Crafts Supplies and Cutting Fabrics for Four-Patch Knot Pillow

What you'll need:

Four patch knot pillow

  • 1/4 yard purple-and-black print (pillow, piping, covered cording, covered button)
  • 3/8 yard purple-and-white print (pillow, covered cording)
  • 20-inch-long 1/4-inch diameter cording
  • 3/4-inch diameter button to cover
  • 12-inch-square pillow form
  • Dollmaker's needle
  • Heavy-duty thread
  • Small safety pin

Cut the fabrics

From purple-and-black print, cut:
Two 3/4x 42-inch strips for piping
Two -6-1/2-inch squares
Enough 1-1/2-inch wide bias strips to total 12 inches for cording
One 2-inch square

From purple-and-white print, cut:
One -12-1/2-inch square
Two -6-1/2-inch squares
Enough 1-1/4-inch wide bias strips to total 12 inches for cording

Quantities are for 44/45-inch wide, 100-percent cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4-inch seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.