How to Make a Pillowcase with Cuff
If you want you to save a few money try learn how to make the bed linen with own hands. In this tutorial you know how to sew a pillowcase with cuff for a bed pillow.
A pillowcase with cuff is very simple project but nonetheless you need to know some tricks of sewing it.
In this tutorial you will know steps in details on how to make pillowcase with cuff for a bed pillow.
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Drafting a pattern of pillowcase
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.
Edge of pillowcase with double-fold hem
At beginning you need sew the edge of the pillowcase with a simple double-fold hem.
If you want you can stitch this folded edge of fabric with special 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.
How to mark the line of the cuff
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.
How to stitch edges of pillowcase
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 the sides of pillowcase
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 ironing.
Turn out the pillowcase on the face side and put it on the bed pillow.
In this tutorial you will know how to sew a pillowcase. If you want you to save a few money try learn how to make the bed linen with own hands. How to Sew a Pillowcase. Free Sewing Tutorial with Pillowcase Pattern.
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