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Quick to Make: Great Pillows 1, 2, 3

Nov 22, 2008
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Make three easy-to-sew pillows for a lot less than you would pay for them in a store. Click here to download the project plan

by Linda Lee
excerpted from Quick to Make, pp. 72-75

The one item sure to make every sewer’s wish list is “more time to sew.” Quick to Make helps you make the most of the precious time you do have with more than 30 simple but sophisticated projects that you can complete in a day.

In this excerpt, author and designer Linda Lee shares three easy-to-sew pillows that resemble the $200 variety available from fine stores, but can be made at home at a much lower price.

Click here to download the project plan.

Linda Lee is the owner of The Sewing Workshop in San Francisco. She is a contributing editor to Threads magazine and the sewing expert on Our Place on HGTV. Her books include Scarves to Make, Edges and Corners, and Sewing Stylish Home Projects (The Taunton Press) and Simply Slipcovers and Simply Pillows (Sunset Books).

Photos: Scott Phillips; drawings: Kim Jaeckel

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  1. niectarine July 25th

    One of the nicest pillow patterns I have found in a long time and all the better as its free and money is hard to come buy at the moment and a good way to use up the already brought stash.
    Niectarine, New Zealand

  2. turrilynn July 4th

    A-dorable! I can't wait to make that pleated pillow! Thank you for the free download - U ROCK!

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