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of the quickest ways to change the feel of a room: change your throw
pillow covers to create a fresh new color scheme. Pillow covers were the
first things I ever learned to sew, so rest assured that they're among
the easiest sewing projects you could possibly tackle. Check out our
illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the most basic pillow cover,
along with some suggestions for (very) slightly more complicated
Basic Pillow Cover
What you’ll need |
piece of fabric, (w"+2") x
Matching all-purpose thread
measuring tape/ yardstick
pair of scissors
* w = pillow width; l = pillow length
Approximate time |You should be able to complete this
in 2 hours or less.
the fabric to pre-shrink.
Measure the length, l,
and width, w of the pillow to be covered. If you don't have any
old throw pillows to cover, you can buy pillow forms (uncovered
pillows) at any fabric or craft store.
3 Hop over to your favorite
fabric store, and hunt down the perfect fabric for your pillow covers.
Color, texture, pattern, and fabric weight are all factors you should
keep in mind as you shop.
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