How To Sew A Pillowcase With French Seams. Stitch across the long end with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. So, fabric folded length ways then, measure in 5 inches (13cm).
All the seams will be hidden and tidy. We're going to show you how to make a french seam, which is a double seam that encloses the raw edges inside of itself so there's no raw edges left. So, fabric folded length ways then, measure in 5 inches (13cm).
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Sew It All Together Using French Seams:
Download a free printable guide. Press the seam you just sewed and then stitch it again with a 3/8 inch seam. This will be the part you tuck around the pillow inside.
Actually, It Will Be Right Sides In, Because You Have Sewn The Seams First With The Wrong Sides Together.
Wrong sides together, which is not a typical way we sew, but for the french seam it's a must. So the first step is to put your pillowcase wrong sides. Fold the pillowcase in half, wrong sides together (right sides should be facing out).
Pillows Come In So Many Different Varieties Now, The Best Way To Get A Good Fit Is To Take Your Tape Measure And Measure The Length And Add At Least 8 Inches So You Can Have A 4 Inch Hem, Then Measure Around The Pillow And Add At Least 6 Inches.
We're going to show you how to make a french seam, which is a double seam that encloses the raw edges inside of itself so there's no raw edges left. See my post about how to sew french seams for a whole lot more. Turn the pillow case inside out to hide all the finished seams inside then insert your pillow.
Then Turn The Pillowcase Right Sides Together.
Stitch across the long end with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. After you have finished sewing around the 3 sides of the pillowcase, make a line of stitches in the middle of the seam allowance of the envelope flap. Choose any fabric you like to make pillowcases that will complement the tone of your room.
This Is The Seam That You're Going To Make On The Side And Bottom Of Your Pillowcase Once You've Got That Band On.
Make sure you sew 3/4 to 1 centimeter from the frayed edge of the fabric. So, fabric folded length ways then, measure in 5 inches (13cm). Use a 1/2 seam allowance this time making sure to enclose the last seam you just made.