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Square Within a Square Log Cabin Pillow Class

  • Portland Craft Bar 211 Southeast Madison Street Portland, OR, 97214 United States (map)

Learn to make a beginner-friendly* and fun to piece* Log Cabin quilt block pillow, using the modern Square Within a Square layout. This class includes all the fabrics and supplies you’ll need to make your patchwork pillow cover with an envelope back, 16” pillow form, lovely refreshments, and a few surprises! Basic sewing experience helpful, but we’ll cover everything from colorwork and design choices to perfecting your 1/4” seam and machine-quilting and finishing options. You’ll leave with a beautiful finished throw pillow to instantly brighten your couch or your favorite chair! This patchwork project is perfect for spotlighting colorful and unique fabrics - I hand-dyed new designs and color mixes in the same style of the indigo fabric I used in this pillow, I love how it updates the striking design. You can choose from hand-dyed and new quilting cotton fabrics in an array of colors to make this project special, personal, and something to be so proud of designing and sewing yourself!

To register, email Leah at or visit the PCB site. The class fee is $65 for the log cabin block class, including all materials, and $100 if you’re taking both patchwork quilting classes in the series - lunch provided!

*This is the first patchwork block I ever made, and it is such a fun one!