One of the simplest items to start with is a 9-Patch pillow. For a 12-inch pillow, cut five 4 1/2 squares of a dark colored cotton. and 4 4 1/2 squares of a light color. Sew together into three rows of three, with the dark squares in the corners of two rows, and in the center of the third row, with 1/4 inch seams. Press all seams toward the dark squares.
Pinning carefully, sew the row with the center dark square to one of the (more…)