Asked by: Fatoumata Moleon
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th March, 2020

How do you sew a pillow case?

  1. Layer Your Materials. Place your cuff fabric on your work station, right side up.
  2. Roll Up the Main Fabric.
  3. Fold Up the Cuff Fabric.
  4. Sew the Raw Edges.
  5. Unroll the Burrito and Press.
  6. Trim to Size.
  7. Finish the Pillowcase.
  8. Trap the Raw Edges.

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Thereof, how much material do you need to make a pillowcase?

Allowing Fabric Allowances A finished standard pillowcase should measure about 22.5 inches by 31.5 inches, allowing for fill depth, seaming and an approximate 4-inch hem. One yard of 45-inch-wide fabric should be enough to make one standard case, if the material is preshrunk.

Likewise, what is the coolest fabric for pillow cases? Best Cool Pillowcase Fabric Choices: A Breathable Night's Sleep

  • White Classic Cotton Pillowcases.
  • SHEEX Breezy Cooling Pillowcases.
  • Snuggle Pedic Zipper Bamboo Pillow Cover.
  • WonderHome Cooling Tencel + Bamboo Rayon, Silky Soft Satin Pillowcase.
  • Great Bay Home Extra Soft Heather Jersey Knit (T Shirt) Pillowcases.

Likewise, people ask, how do you sew a pillow with stuff?


  1. Choose your fabric.
  2. Cut the fabric into two squares or rectangles of equal size.
  3. Place the two fabric pieces together right-side-in.
  4. Sew three of the edges together.
  5. Turn the pillow right-side-out.
  6. Fold the raw edges in and press them flat.
  7. Stuff the pillow as much as you can, so that it is nice and full.

How do you keep a pillow case closed?

One is to sew some Velcro strips at the opening of the case in order to enclose the pillow and prevent it from falling out. Another similar solution is to change your cases to zip-on covers so you can totally enclose your pillows.

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