Beach House Pillow

Project #14901

Catch a new wave in home décor! To create this beach-themed project, play with the triangles to create a design that makes a splash in the color scheme of your choice!

Fabric Requirements:

YardageFabricCutting Instructions
1/2 yd Royal blue solidCut (8) Right Triangles
Cut (1) 18" Square for the backing
1/4 ydTurquoise solidCut (16) 2 1/2" Squares
Cut (4) 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" Rectangles
1/4 ydWhite solidCut (20) 2 1/2" Squares
Cut (4) Isosceles Triangles
5" x 5" Yellow solidCut (1) 4 1/2" Square
18" x 18" Low loft batting
116" Square pillow form


  • Finished Size: 16" x 16"
  • All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.

Piecing the Project:

  1. Sew four turquoise 2 1/2" Squares to the five white 2 1/2" Squares, three across by three down to form a nine-patch block, as seen in the image above. Make three more nine-patch blocks.
  2. Sew blue Right Triangles to each side of a white Isosceles Triangle to form a triangle in a square block, as seen in the image above. Make three more triangle in a square blocks.
  3. Sew a turquoise 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" Rectangle to each triangle in a square block.
  4. See image above for block placement. Sew blocks together, three across by three down, to form the pillow top.


  1. Layer the batting and pillow top. Quilt by hand or machine, as desired.
  2. Layer the pillow top and pillow back, right sides together. Pin and sew with 1/2" seam allowance, leaving an opening approximately 6" long to insert pillow form.
  3. Clip excess fabric in the corners on the diagonal. Turn right-side out, insert the pillow form and whipstitch closed.

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