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 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.

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 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.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 2

At beginning you need 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 together.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 6

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

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 7

Now fold the fabric face together and align the edge of pillow with the marks of line the cuff.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 8

Turn up the cuff fabric and pin it 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 on sewing machine with seam allowance 1.5 cm.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 10

Now you need use a serger, as shown.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 11

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.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 12

Now the pillow case is ready and it remains only to iron it.

How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff, step 13

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

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