I had 2 yards of some beautiful leopard print cotton velvet that I decided to use for a pouf. I wanted to be really substantial- more of a piece of furniture than a pillow. I cut 24 wedge shaped pieces- 12 for the top, and 12 for the bottom. The angled part forms the flat top or bottom, and the straight wide part of the wedge forms the sides.
One half: all 12 pieces sewn together. They didn't quite meet perfectly in the center, so I hand sewed the gap closed. The edges that curve under form the sides.
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