Cathedral Window Pillow

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This is an easy and beautiful pillow using the time honored cathedral window process to make a one of a kind pillow for any space in your house. It is a perfect gift for teachers, co-workers or loved ones, but make sure to make two so that you have one to keep for yourself! This pillow can be simple or scrappy. Sample uses Robert Kauffman Kona® Cotton in White, selections from Joel Dewberry’s Heirloom Collection and Aurifil 50wt thread (2024).



Materials Needed

  • 1-1/4 yard solid fabric (for 1 42″ square)
  • Four 18″ squares of printed fabric
  • Four 10″ squares of printed fabric
  • 1/2 yard fabric for pillow back (18″ square)
  • 2 yards or 1 pkg Pellon® 805 Wonder-Under®
  • 2 yards of 1 pkg Pellon® 808 Craft-Fuse™
  • One 16″x16″ Pellon® Pillow Form
  • 12″ zipper (optional)
  • Fabric button
  • Thread
  • 42″ square poster board (optional)

Tools Needed

  • Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
  • Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies


Pellon® Products Used