Make it Modern Pillows with RBD - February 2023

Make it Modern Pillows with RBD - February 2023

So you know how I made a bunch of pillow patterns for the Make it Modern series last year with Riley Blake Designs? Good news, the fun is back this year with 12 MORE!!!

These fresh new designs for 2023 are my usual 18" bold and geometric blocks. I opted for a few more colors per pillow (most have 8), but they are still quick, easy, and scrap friendly! I'll be posting them the third Thursday of every month. In case you missed the 2022 pillow designs, you can see them here!.

In case you missed it, January's block featured the Dapple Dot collection from the RDB Designers. The 6 colors I used (from top to bottom) are Sugar Pink, Frosting, Canyon Rose, Marsala, Silver, and Riley Grey. 


February's block features the Bee Cross Stitch collection from the Lori Holt. The colors I used (from top to bottom) were Coral, Taffy, Plum, Soldier, Cottage, and Riley Green.


This block is a modern take on a traditional log cabin design that I'm calling Cosmic Cabin!


 This palette is super sweet! I'm ready for Spring!


I did a classic grid at 1/2" with my 50wt Aurifil thread. 


Ready to make a pillow for yourself? Click the link below to head over to the Riley Blake Blog!


If you like the Bee Cross Stitch fabric that I used on this month's pillow, click the link below to check it.


I am also excited to tell you I made some fun freebie printables packet to help you plan out your pillow! They include a FABRIC PLANNING PAGE, a COLORING PAGE, and a FABRIC LABEL PAGE. To get them emailed to you, fill out the form below to join my email list!


I hope you all enjoy these pillow patterns I've put together! I have a feeling I'll be making some more versions too! Be sure to share all your makes on social media and tag me on Instagram at @sewbrainy

Until later, happy quilting!

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