Three Foxes in the Woods Pillow

Project #14919

Everyone could use a little more adorable in their lives, and these cute three critters certainly fit the bill! Re-create your foxy friends again and again with this great Bigz die.

Fabric Requirements:

YardageFabricCutting Instructions
6" Square Orange and cream printCut (1) Fox head*, (1) body* and (1) tail*
6" SquareOrange and turquoise printCut (1) Fox head*, (1) body* and (1) tail*
6" SquareBurnt orange printCut (1) Fox head*, (1) body* and (1) tail*
3" SquareBurnt orange woolCut (1) Fox face mask* and (1) tail tip*
3" SquareBeige woolCut (1) Fox face mask* and (1) tail tip*
3" SquarePale orange suedeCut (1) Fox face mask* and (1) tail tip*
1" x 3"Black suedeCut (6) Fox eyes*
Cut (3) Fox noses*
Fat 1/8Wood grain printCut (3) Logs* (free hand)
Cut (1) Tree trunk* (free hand)
Fat 1/4Osnaburg fabric Cut (2) 12 1/2" Square for the background
Fat 1/4Linen fabricCut (2) 2 1/2" wide Strips x 12 1/2"
Cut (2) 2 1/2" wide Strips x 14 1/2"
Cut (1) 14 1/2" Square for the backing
14 1/2" SquareLow-loft batting
114" Square pillow form
1 packageLightweight fusible adhesive


  • Finished Size: 12" x 12"
  • All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.
  • Fat 1/8 = approximately 9" x 22"
  • Fat 1/4 = approximately 18" x 21"
  • * = Adhere fusible adhesive to back of fabric before die-cutting the shapes.
  • WOF = width of fabric

Piecing the Project:

  1. Use the 12 1/2" Osnaburg square for the front of the pillow and 14 1/2" linen square for the back. Set aside back for now.
  2. Place the logs and tree trunk in a pleasing manner on the background, layering as desired. Assemble the Foxes in a pleasing manner.
  3. When satisfied with the arrangement, heat fuse in place with an iron. Stitch around shapes as desired.
  4. Sew the 2 1/2" x 12 1/2" Strips onto each side of the background. Press. Then sew the 2 1/2" x 14 1/2" Strips onto the top and bottom of the background. Press.


  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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