5-You will then top stich around each piece, I used 4 since I have four people in my family. You will then have pretty little retangles like the picture below. At this point you will need to align them on the top part of the fabric and sew only ONE end to the fabric, I used a 'X' to hold it tight. On the opposite end place a piece of velcro. I used some I already had there were sticky on the back, easy peasy.