Fabric scraps take center stage on this pair of geometric pillows.
Cut pieces in the following order.
From muslin, cut:
1 6-inch square piecing foundation
1 5-x-16-inch piecing foundation
From solid light green, cut:
2 2-1/2-x-18-1/2-inch border strips
2 2-1/2-x-4-1/2-inch border strips
From solid light turquoise, cut:
2 5-inch squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 4 corner triangles total
From green floral, cut:
1 12-1/2-x-22-1/2-inch pillow back
2 2-1/2-x-22-1/2-inch border strips
1 12-1/2-inch-square pillow back
2 2-1/2-x-12-x-1/2-inch border strips
4 2-1/2-x-8-1/2-inch border strips
From solid dark green, solid dark turquoise, solid yellow, and scraps of solid light green, solid light turquoise, and green floral, cut:
12 6-inch-long strips in widths ranging from 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inches
25 5-inch-long strips in widths ranging from 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inches
Finger-press top strip open (Diagram 2). In the same manner add more assorted solid and floral strips until the muslin square is covered; press. Trim the covered muslin square to 5 3/4 inches square including seam allowances, to make the square pieced panel. In the same manner, cover the muslin 5-x-16-inch rectangle with assorted solid and floral 5-inch-long strips. Trim to 4-1/2-x-14-1/2-inch including seam allowances to make the rectangular pieced panel.