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 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.
What is envelope style pillowcase?
What are Envelope Closure Pillowcases? Traditional pillowcases are open on the ends. An envelope pillowcase has a special envelope closure at the end of the case, so the pillow is tucked in and out of sight for a more finished look when making up the bed. Recently, these cases have picked up in popularity.
How much material do I need to cover a 16×16 pillow?
Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers
|Dimensions (Length by Width)||Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)|
|14 x 14 inches||1/2 yard|
|16 x 16 inches||1/2 yard|
|18 x 18 inches||5/8 yard|
|20 x 20 inches||3/4 yard|
How much fabric do I need to cover an 18×18 pillow?
One 12- to 14-inch pillow requires a 36-inch square (1 yard). An 18- to 20-inch pillow needs 1 1/4 yards of 54-inch fabric.