How much fabric do I need for a 20×20 envelope pillow?
Start by measuring your pillow to determine what sizes of fabric you’ll need. First panel: Add 1 in to the width and height of your pillow measurement. For example, if your pillow is 20×20, you will cut a piece of fabric 21×21.
How much fabric do I need for a 16×16 pillow?
Things You’ll Need
- 45-inch-wide fabric, 3/4 yard.
- Tape measure.
- Fabric marker.
- Sewing machine.
- Thread to match.
- Trim, 2 yards.
How much fabric do you need to make a pillow cover?
Allowing Fabric Allowances
A finished standard pillowcase should measure about 22.5 inches by 31.5 inches, allowing for fill depth, seaming and an approximate 4-inch hem. One yard of 45-inch-wide fabric should be enough to make one standard case, if the material is preshrunk.
How much should an envelope pillow overlap?
The ends will overlap approximately 3″ at the back when finished. This extra fabric is to ensure that the pillow form will be hidden when the pillow cover is in place. To calculate the fabric measurement you will need measure your pillow insert.
How do you measure fabric for a pillow?
Measure the width of a pillow cover as from side seam to side seam, and the length as from the top seam to the bottom seam. Typically the bottom seam houses the zipper or hook-and-loop closure. Add seam allowances and cut the pillow fabric to the new measurements.
How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?
Opt for a pillowcase measuring 1/2 to 1 inch longer than the pillow length and 2 1/2 to 4 inches wider than the pillow width, if you’re buying a ready-made pillowcase.
How much fabric do I need for a 12×16 pillow?
Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers
|Type of Pillow||Dimensions (Length by Width)||Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)|
|Square pillow forms||12 x 12 inches||1/3 yard|
|14 x 14 inches||1/2 yard|
|16 x 16 inches||1/2 yard|
|18 x 18 inches||5/8 yard|
How much fabric do I need for a 24×24 pillow?
Fabric Needed For 24×24 Pillow
1.33 to be exact, give or take a few inches.