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.
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.
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.
Now mark the line of the cuff (its width is 28cm).
Fold the fabric face together and align the edge with the marks of line the cuff.
Pin the cuff fabric to the both sides of the pillowcase fabrics.
Now you need stitch both edges of pillowcase together with seam allowance 1.5 cm.
Now you need use a serger.
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.
The pillowcase is ready and you need only iron it.
Turn out the pillowcase on the face side a fabric and put it on the bed pillow.
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