Make it Modern Pillows with RBD - June 2023

Make it Modern Pillows with RBD - June 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!!! 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, May's pillow featured the new RBD Basics collection Dainty Daisy by Beverly McCullough. The colors I used were Peony, Lipstick, Honey, Alpine, and Pumpkin. 

June's pillow features Painter’s Watercolor Swirl by J. Wecker Frisch. The colors I used were Periwinkle, Cotton Candy, Berry, Orange, Gold, Lime, Aqua, and Turquoise.

For this block, I used some offset square in square blocks that look like they are dancing around. I call it Dandy Diamonds.


I went with a rainbow-colored palette!


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!


Pick out the perfect fabric at the Fat Quarter Shop!


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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