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 the bed linen with learning sewing a pillowcase.
A pillowcase with cuff is very simple project but you need to know some tricks.
In this tutorial you will know steps on how to make pillowcase with cuff for a bed pillow.
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 has 30 cm wide. Add the seam allowances on both edges and you will be able to calculate fabric consumption. In this case, it is equal to 55 cm if the fabric has 150 cm width.
At beginning you need sew the edge of the pillowcase with a simple double-fold hem.
If you want you can stitch the folded edges with a hem presser foot.
Now set the opposite edge under presser foot and continue sewing a double-fold hem.
Now is time to stitching the side seams of pillowcase together.
First, mark the line of the cuff (its width is 28cm).
Now fold the fabric face together and align the edge of pillow with the marks of line the cuff.
Turn up the cuff fabric and pin it to the both sides of the pillowcase fabrics.
Now you need stitch both edges of pillowcase together on sewing machine with seam allowance 1.5 cm.
Now you need use a serger, as shown.
You need serge these sides of pillowcase. If you do not have an overlock you can use the zig-zag stitches. This will keep inner edges of pillow cover from fraying during the wash.
Now the pillow case is ready and it remains only to iron it.
Turn out the pillowcase on the face side and put it on the bed pillow.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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