How much fabric do I need for a pillow case?

How much fabric do I need for a pillow case?

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.

What are the dimensions of a standard pillow case?

20 inches by 26 inches
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Pillow Size Measurements (Inches) Measurements (CM)
Standard 20 inches by 26 inches 51 CM by 56 CM
Queen 20 inches by 30 inches 51 CM by 76 CM
King 20 inches by 36 inches 51 CM by 92 CM
Body 20 inches by 54 inches 51 CM by 137 CM

Should pillow be smaller than pillowcase?

Your pillowcase should be at least one to two inches longer and wider than your pillow. Most pillowcases also have three to four inches of extra fabric at the end, but you should only measure the primary area of the pillowcase that your pillow will sit in to make sure it will fit properly.

What is the best material for pillow case?

Ideally made of silk, velvet is a fabric with a pile that is very comfortable against your skin. Velvet can be made from cotton and polyester as well. Cotton velvet is frequently used for pillowcases.

How do you sew a pillow case?

How to Sew Pillow Cases. Measure and cut material. Or use an older pillow case for a pattern. A fabric pencil and quilting ruler might be helpful. Place two rectangles right sides together. Sew one side to the end, take it off the machine and sew the next side.

How to make a wedges pillowcase?

Cut the fabric. Cut one additional wedge from one of the prints,for a total of five wedges in that print.

  • Assembly the pillowcase body. Using a 1/4″-wide seam allowance,stitch all 5-1/2″ x 40-1/2″ strips together lengthwise to form a 25-1/2″ x 40-1/2″ strip set.
  • Assemble the wedge cuff.
  • Assemble the pillowcase.
  • What is a pillow case cover?

    Pillow covers are simple fabric encasements that protect the pillow placed inside the cover. The design for the pillow cover normally includes a zippered opening at one end, which helps to make the insertion of the pillow a simple process.

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