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Project Sheet Shall We Dance Valentine Pillow

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Shall We Dance Valentine Pillow

Materials:
JT-900 June Tailor® Sew-In Colorfast Ink Jet Fabric Sheets
JT-796 June Tailor® Shape Cut™ Ruler
JT-732 June Tailor® Perfect Half-Square and Quarter-Square Triangles Ruler
1/2 yd. light pink print fabric
1/8 yd. dark pink print fabric
1/4 yd. medium pink print fabric
60" piping - purchased or made
14" pillow form

Cutting:
Following instructions for the June Tailor® Shape Cut™ Ruler, cut the following fabrics:
Light pink print fabric: Cut (2) 12" x 15" rectangles for pillow back; (2) 3" squares; (18) 2" squares
Dark pink print fabric: Cut (2) 3" squares; (18) 2" squares
Medium pink print fabric: Cut (4) 2-1/2" x 10-1/2" strips

Creating Pillow:
1. Using photographs on your computer, size image 8" to 8-1/2" square. Add text or graphics if desired. (NOTE: Allowing for seams, finished image will be 8" square.)

2. Following manufacturer's instructions, print image on Sew-In Colorfast Ink Jet Fabric™ Sheets. Complete Colorfast process per instructions.

3. Trim image to 8-1/2" square.

4. Pair light pink print and dark print 3" squares, right sides together. Follow instructions included with the JT-732 Perfect Half-Square and Quarter-Square Triangles Ruler to create and square (4) 2-1/2" half-square triangle blocks.

5. Pair light pink print and dark pink print 2" squares, right sides together. In similar fashion, create and square (36) 1-1/2" half-square triangle blocks.

6. Sew together (8) more of the 1-1/2" half-square triangle blocks as above. Make 2. Sew to sides of the Colorfast fabric photo.

7. Sew together (8) more of the 1-1/2" half-square triangle blocks as above. add (1) turned half-square triangle to each end as pictured. Sew to top and bottom of the Colorfast fabric photo.

8. Sew (1) 2-1/2" x 10-1/2" strip to each side.

9. Sew (1) 2-1/2" half-square triangle to each end of the two remaining 2-1/2" x 10-1/2" strips, positioning half-square triangle blocks as pictured. Sew to top and bottom.

10. Sew piping to outer edge of pieced pillow top 1/4" from edge.

11. Create pillow back by sewing a double 1" hem on one 15" side of each 12" x 15" pillow back pieces. Overlap hemmed edges by 4" creating a 12" square. Baste in place.

12. Pin right sides of pillow back together with pieced pillow top. Sew on previous piping stitches around all sides.

13. Clip corners and turn right side out. Insert pillow form.