14" square; 9X14" rectangle Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.
Cut pieces in the following order.
For square pillow:
From solid off-white, cut: --1 -- 16" square --1 -- 14-1/2" square for pillow back
For rectangular pillow:
From solid off-white, cut: --1 -- 11X16" rectangle --1 -- 9-1/2X14-1/2" rectangle for pillow back
From solid bright pink, cut: --2 -- 2X42" strips
Centering design, trim couched white rectangle to 9-1/2X14-1/2" including seam allowances.
Aligning raw edges, baste piping to all edges of couched white rectangle, starting 1-1/2" from piping folded end. As you stitch each corner, clip seam allowance to within a few threads of stitching line (Diagram 2); gently ease piping in place. Cut end of cording to fit snugly inside folded opening, then stitch to beginning point to complete pillow top.
Join pillow back to pillow top, stitching around all edges and leaving an opening for turning. Turn right side out, stuff with fiberfill, and stitch opening closed.