How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff

Want you save money? Then try learning how to sew bed linen with own hands. Start learning how to sew bed linen with sewing a pillowcase. A pillowcase with cuff is very simple project but you need to know some tricks.
In this tutorial you know how to make pillowcase with cuff for a bed pillow.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 1

Look at this photo and you find that drafting a pattern of pillowcase is very easy. My pillow has dimensions: 50 cm x 70 cm and cuff 30cm wide. Add the seam allowances on the both edges and you will be able to calculate fabric consumption. In this case, it is equal to 55 cm if the fabric is 150 cm width.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 2

Sew the edge of the pillowcase with a simple double-fold hem.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 3

If you want you can stitch the folded edges with a hem presser foot.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 4

Now set the opposite edge under presser foot and continue sewing a double-fold hem.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 5

Now is time to stitching the side seams of pillowcase.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 6

Now mark the line of the cuff (its width is 28cm).

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 7

Fold the fabric face together and align the edge with the marks of line the cuff.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 8

Pin the cuff fabric to the both sides of the pillowcase fabrics.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 9

Now you need stitch both edges of pillowcase together with seam allowance 1.5 cm.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 10

Now you need use a serger.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 11

Now you need serge these sides of pillowcase. If you do not have overlock use the zig-zag stitches. This will keep inner edges a pillow cover from fraying during the wash.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 12

The pillowcase is ready and you need only iron it.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 13

Turn out the pillowcase on the face side a fabric and put it on the bed pillow.

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
E-mail for sending is on the contact page.

Related Tutorials and Tips:

How to Make a Zippered Pillow Cover
How to Make a Zippered Pillow Cover

If you need the pillow covers to couch in your living room this tutorial help you make zippered pillow covers.

How to Make a Circle Skirt
How to Make a Circle Skirt

Here's easy steps how to make a full circle skirt for your daughter 4-5 years. This skirt has elastic waist, without lining.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets
Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets

This is the tutorial how to sew front pocket of jeans. This sewing technique can be used for making the front pockets of the skirt also.

Tutorial How to Mark and Sew Darts
Tutorial How to Mark and Sew Darts

How to mark darts on your skirt or pants. Here you find tips for beginners to sew darts step by step.

How to Sew a Centered Zipper with a Sewing Machine
How to Sew a Centered Zipper with a Sewing Machine

In this easy tutorial you learn how to install a centered zipper with a sewing machine using a special zipper presser foot.

How to Hem Chiffon or other Lightweight Fabrics
How to Hem Chiffon or other Lightweight Fabrics

Here are two professional ways how to hem your skirt or dress sewn from lightweight fabrics. For this tutorial how to hem I used chiffon fabric.

Waistband with an Elastic Casing
Waistband with an Elastic Casing

An elastic casing is easy way how to make a waistband for the skirt. A casing is folded fabric that holds elastic band.

How to Make Alphabet Letter Pillows
How to Make Alphabet Letter Pillows

This is the steps of sewing an alphabet letter pillow. You will learn how to make the most difficult form of pillows - alphabet letter A.

My sewing patterns pdf
My sewing patterns pdf

Top