Patchwork Pillow Cover Tutorial

Patchwork Pillow Cover Tutorial | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by: Shveyniy ugolok s Ludmiloy Zardinovoy


Update your living room with this beautiful two-toned pillow case design. It adds pattern and visual interest to your space. You can use different colors or fabric patterns to match your furniture. Anyone can easily make this sewing project as the steps are simple and clear. Want to make this at home? Follow this patchwork tutorial pillow cover tutorial by Shveyniy ugolok s Ludmiloy Zardinovoy. I’m sure you’ll have fun sewing this lovely pattern. Read on or watch the video below for the full instructions.



  • 2 pieces of 10.24-inch black squares
  • 2 pieces of 10.24-inch white squares
  • 4 pieces of 1.97-inch strips (for border)

For the back fabric:

  • 19.7-inch by 9.84-inch black fabric
  • 19.7-inch by 16.14-inch black fabric


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Step 1:

Place the white square on top of the black square. Sketch 2 opposite diagonal lines on the white square making an X. Then make a cross in the middle. Secure with pins then make another one using the 2 remaining squares.

Step 2:

Sew a diagonal line on top and bottom of the diagonal lines with a seam allowance of 1/4 inch for both of the squares.

Step 3:

Cut each of the triangles on the squares. Open each triangle to make a square and flatten using an iron. Trim off the excess for each square.

Step 4:

Assemble all the squares into this pattern. Then stack each column.

Patchwork Pillow Cover Tutorial Project
Image by: Shveyniy ugolok s Ludmiloy Zardinovoy


Step 5:

Sew the squares for each column first with a 1/4 inch allowance. Once done with the columns, sew them together. Press them using an iron.

Step 6:

Sew the border into the patchwork and cut off the excess. Finger press the border.

Patchwork Pillow Cover Tutorial Instructions
Image by: Shveyniy ugolok s Ludmiloy Zardinovoy


Step 7:

Make 2 folds on one of the 19.7-inch sides of both back fabrics. Place them on top of the patchwork right sides together and overlap them to make the same size as the front. Sew the edges by making two folds. Once done, pull the right side out.


Patchwork Pillow Cover Tutorial

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