How much fabric do I need to cover an 18×18 pillow?
Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers
|Dimensions (Length by Width)||Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)|
|16 x 16 inches||1/2 yard|
|18 x 18 inches||5/8 yard|
|20 x 20 inches||3/4 yard|
|30 x 30 inches||1 yard|
How do you measure a pillow for a cover?
Measure the dimensions of your pillow. To determine the size rectangle you’ll need, add 1 inch (2.5 cm) to the height for the seam allowance, and multiply the length by 2, then add 6 inches (15 cm). (For example, an 18-inch [45.5 cm] pillow insert would require a 19-by-42-inch [48.5 cm by 106.5 cm] rectangle.)
How do you make a trim with a pillow?
Part 3 of 3: Sewing the Trim into Place
- Pin the trim to the edges of the pillow. …
- Gather the trim at the corners of the pillow. …
- Sew along the edges of the trim to secure it on 1 side. …
- Repeat the same stitch on the opposite side if needed. …
- Overlap the ends of the trim.
How much material do I need to make a cushion cover?
You will need two pieces of fabric the same size as the cushion inner you are using. For a cushion cover to fit a 45cm inner, you will need: two pieces of fabric 45cm long x 45cm wide.
How much fabric is needed for a pillowcase?
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.
How much should an envelope pillow overlap?
The ends will overlap approximately 3″ at the back when finished. This extra fabric is to ensure that the pillow form will be hidden when the pillow cover is in place.
How do you make an envelope pillowcase?
Grab the top of the pillowcase just above the seam. Tuck the top of the pillowcase in on itself, like folding a letter into an envelope. Fold the bottom seam into the top seam, creating a snug fit around the end of the pillow. Find this Pin and more on Organize by Susan Eileen.