How toHow to Make a Pillow Case - with French Seams
16 steps
What you’ll need
1 yard
Main Fabric
1/8 of a yard
Trim Fabric
1/4 of a yard
Cuff Fabric
Cut your fabrics out. Main = 27”x 40” Trim = 2”x 40” Cuff = 9”x 40”
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Fold trim piece in half, WRONG sides together. Press.
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Place trim piece on top of cuff piece, raw edges lined up, pin in place.
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Place main fabric right side DOWN on top of pinned trim and cuff. Pin together.
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At the bottom of main fabric, begin rolling up. Once small, pull cuff around and match up raw edges
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Sew pinned layers together at 3/8”
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Pull the main fabric out of your sewn rolled up “burrito”
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Press fabric
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Fold pillow case in half, WRONG sides together. Pin in place
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Sew pinned edges at 1/4”
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Pivot at the corner and continue stitching down the short edge.
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Iron seams open then turn pillowcase WRONG sides out and iron seams together.
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With wrong sides still out, stitch around the seam to encase it. (A French Seam)
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Turn pillowcase right sides out and press.
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And Finished!!
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Happy Sewing Friends!!
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