basic pillow cover
Added Aug 9, 2011
Tel Aviv, Israel
Here's how to make a basic pillow cover. It's really easy!
Instructions with more photos are available here: http://www.sewlavie.com/2011/08/how-to-make-basic-pillow-cover.html
This tutorial is one of several that Rikka from Ricochet and Away! (http://ricochetandaway.blogspot.com) and I will be posting in the upcoming days. Refer to these tutorials for getting the best results in the Retro Pillow Cover Challenge! (http://ricochetandaway.blogspot.com/2011/08/up-for-challenge.html)
1. Fabric for the front and fabric for the back -
See dimensions in step 1, you really don't need much. You may even be able to use scraps you have on hand. Recommended fabrics: sturdy, lightweight / medium / heavy weight cotton or blends.
2. One regular (not invisible) zipper - approximately 45 cm (18 in) or longer
3. Pillow filling - (stuffing that is trapped inside very plain fabric-like material)