Sew Your Own Duvet Covers with These Directions
If using extra-wide fabric, cut 1 piece the length listed below for the size bed you have, then trim parallel to the selvages to match the cut width listed. All directions assume a 1/2-inch seam allowance. Refer to the chart for cutting your sections. Divide the finished width of the duvet cover by 3.
How much fabric do I need to make a duvet cover?
Fabric Yardage For a 54-inch comforter, you’ll need two pieces of 96-inch fabric, or 2 3/4 yards each, for a total of 5 1/2 yards per side, or at least 11 yards for the comforter and 12 yards for the duvets.
What fabric do you use to make a duvet cover?
Choose fabrics that are commonly used for bedding, such as cotton, percale, sateen, silk, and Egyptian cotton. A good choice will be a washable and durable fabric that will provide you with the most comfortable sleep. I use Cotton Sateen, which does not shrink, wrinkle, or require ironing.
Why are duvet covers so expensive?
Apart from the additional fabric required to cover the duvet and drape larger beds such as queen and king beds, the higher fabric costs associated with quality, easy-care, and wrinkle-resistant home bedding fabrics are the reason duvet covers are so expensive.
What is the size of a king size duvet cover?
|Single duvet||135x200cm (53 inches x 78 inches approx)|
|Double duvet||200x200cm ( 78 inches x 78 inches approx)|
|King duvet||230x220cm ( 90 inches x 86 inches approx)|
|Super King duvet||260x220cm (102 inches x 86 inches approx)|
|Emperor duvet||290x235cm (114 inches x 92 inches approx) Bed Sizes can vary.|
What is a king size duvet?
The king size duvet cover, which measures 230 x 220cm / 90 x 86 inches, is one of the most popular sizes.
Is it hard to make a duvet cover?
A duvet cover has to be one of the simplest things to sew around! It’s a beginner project with all straight seams and hidden raw edges, and sewing one yourself means you have endless fabric options.
What is the coolest duvet cover material?
Cotton is popular for its breathability, while warmer fabrics like flannel and microfiber are better for colder climates. For a five-star hotel look, look for long-staple cotton, a sateen weave, or high thread counts.
What fabric is best for bedding?
Cotton is the most popular fabric for making sheets and other bedding, and for good reason: it’s long-lasting, breathable, soft, easy to care for, and generally inexpensive.
What is the lightest material for a duvet cover?
If you prefer a lighter weight, cotton or microfiber are good choices; if you prefer a heavier weight, linen and flannel are good choices.
How do you make a duvet cover with a flat sheet?
What is the location of the highest point?
- Step 2: Sew the Snap Tape.
- Step 3: Sew the Side Seams.
- Step 4: Sew the Bottom Seam.
- Step 5: Add the Duvet Ties.
- Step 6: Finish the Top.
- Step 7: Wash and Insert Your Duvet.
How do you take off a duvet cover?
Closure Options Duvet covers are typically closed with buttons or zippers, though we have seen duvet covers with fabric ribbon ties in place of buttons. For convenience, we prefer a good nylon zipper closure (the Schlossberg duvet covers have zippered closures).
How much fabric do I need for a twin duvet cover?
Many twin comforters will differ by an inch or two (or more), so measure yours first and account for the difference when cutting your fabric. How much fabric do you need to sew a twin duvet comforter? 7.5 yards of 54u2032u2032 wide fabric.