Buttoned Slip Cover for Pillow
Making a pillow slip cover is easy, and I chose a button-on style so I could easily remove them for washing. This particular style is attractive on both sides, so you can simply flip your pillows over for a different look.
Fabric shrinks the first time it’s washed, so zig-zag stitch or serge the cut edges to avoid a huge frayed mess in the wash. Wash your fabric on the same settings as your pillow cover. Each piece will have an inch folded back from one edge, plus they’ll overlap by 1/4 so they’re square.
How do you make cushion covers step by step?
- Step 1 | Cut The Fabric. Determine what pattern you want on the front.
- Step 2 | Insert The Zipper. Hint #1: Make sure your zipper is at least as long as the width of the cushion form.
- Step 3 | Add Piping Or Trim.
- Step 4 | Sew The Cushion.
How do you blind a tuft cushion?
Mock Tufting: A Step-by-Step Guide
- Collect materials
Should a cushion cover be smaller than the cushion?
Covers should always be slightly smaller than the cushion inner to maintain a good plump shape, especially with duck feather inners that tend to settle into corners. You just need to make sure you have enough fabric to make your choice of cushion covers.
How much bigger should a cushion cover be than the cushion?
We recommend using an insert that is about 5-6cm or 2″ larger than the cover for square cushion covers, and 2-3cm or 1″ larger than the cover for rectangular (lumber) cushions.
How do you cover a cushion shape?
What Should You Do?
- Fold your fabric in half, right sides together, and draw around the shape you’ve drawn.
- Cut about 1cm outside the shape you’ve drawn u2013 the extra 1cm will be the seam allowance when you sew.
How do you recover a cushion without sewing?
This is similar to wrapping a present, except instead of paper, you use fabric and instead of tape, you use hot glue. Fold up the sides and glue, just like a present.
Can you hand sew a pillowcase?
needle and thread Second, anyone can hand stitch a pillowcase; it’s the same as sewing one with a sewing machine, except you’ll obviously be sewing by hand and it’ll take a few minutes longer. Don’t be intimidated by the project (and don’t expect perfection!).
What fabric is best for cushion covers?
Cotton and linen are popular cushion materials because they are both durable and washable, and because they are natural fibers, they are suitable for people with sensitive skin. They are also cool to the touch, making them ideal for summer use.
How much fabric do I need to cover a cushion?
If you’re covering a box cushion, multiply the width by two and the depth by two, then add the two numbers together to get the amount of fabric you’ll need to make the sides, front, and back of the box cushion, plus 2 inches for seam allowances.