Often asked: How To Sew A Standard Size Pillow Sham?

Home Decor Sewing School | How to Make a Pillow Sham

Materials & Supplies

Cutting the Fabric

Hemming the Back Panels

Each pair will have two back panels, one for the front and one for the back, with a single hem on one side on each.

Assemble the Pillow Sham

Sew the Flanges of the Pillow Sham

What are the measurements of a standard size pillow sham?

How much fabric do I need for a standard pillow sham?

How are pillow shams measured?

Tips for Measuring

  1. For the most accurate results, use a firm (i.e., carpenter’s) tape measure rather than a flexible (i.e., tailor’s) measuring tape.
  2. DO NOT measure the pillow diagonally.
  3. Keep in mind that you will need to round up or down to the nearest 12 inch when ordering.

How much fabric do I need to make a king size pillow sham?

What size is Euro pillow sham?

How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?

What size are queen size pillow shams?

How do you measure fabric for a pillow?

How many yards do you need for a pillow?

Fabric Requirements for Pillow Covers

Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54 -inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard
18 x 18 inches 5/8 yard
20 x 20 inches 3/4 yard
30 x 30 inches 1 yard

How much fabric do I need for a queen size pillowcase?

What size pillow goes in 18×18 cover?

We recommend using inserts that are 2″ larger all around than your finished pillow size, such as a 20×20 insert for an 18×18 pillow cover. This will ensure that your pillow looks plump and luxurious, whereas if the insert is too small, the pillow cover will look saggy.

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Is it bad to sleep without a pillow?

If you sleep on your back or side, sleeping without a pillow may do more harm than good because it keeps your head flat, reducing stress on your neck and promoting better alignment. If you sleep on your stomach or side, sleeping without a pillow may do more harm than good because it keeps your spine neutral.

Are most pillows standard or queen?

The most common pillow size is standard, which is small/medium in size and is preferred by the majority of sleepers because it is neither too small nor too big! Most people sleep with one or two standard sized pillows, but larger styles such as queen, king, and euro sizes are also available.

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