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GUM DROP PILLOWS

Easy to make, yet dramatic in style. Large, comfy and cool pillows and even larger ottoman sizes. Eye candy for your home!

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Materials List


FOR THE 24" GUM DROP PILLOW / OTTOMAN
Allow extra yardage for centering or matching a design on your fabric.

For 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric OR 54” heavier Home Dec fabric

  •   If using one fabric - 2 1/4 yards for the Main and Top Panels

OR

  •   If using 2 coordinating fabrics - 1 1/8 yards of each fabric for the Main Panels
  •   10” x 10” piece of a 3rd coordinating fabric for the Top Panel

PLUS

  •   10 12 oz. bags of Nature-fil®
    (This is a all natural premium fiberfill from Fairfield)
  •   10” x 10” piece of lightweight sew-in interfacing
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread
    (We use Coats Dual Duty Plus®)

Finished size: 24” wide x 12” tall

FOR THE 18" GUM DROP PILLOW
For 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric OR 54” heavier Home Dec fabric

  •   If using one fabric - 2 yards for the Main and Top Panels

OR

  •   If using 2 coordinating fabrics - 1 yard of each fabric for the Main Panels
  •   8” x 8” piece of a 3rd coordinating fabric for the Top Panel

PLUS

  • 7 12 oz. bags of Nature-fil®
    (This is a all natural premium fiberfill from Fairfield)
  •   8” x 8” piece of lightweight sew-in interfacing
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread
    (We use Coats Dual Duty Plus®)

Finished size: 18” wide x 9” tall

TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron/ironing board, Yardstick/ruler, Chalk pencil or pencil, Straight pins, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors) and Transparent tape.