Return to the Sewing Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Pillow Cases Too Large

Posted by eggcream (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 24, 09 at 11:30

I have small bed pillows and as of late, I find that the pillowcases that come in sets, or even individually, are enormous. The pillow takes up only half the case with the rest of the material sloshing around on the bed. Can anyone suggest a simple way to alter my pillowcase monsters!

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Pillow Cases Too Large

Measure pillows and determine what size width and length you need.

Measure and mark where seam needs to be on the pillowcase on wrong side.

Stitch lengthwise and then across end of pillowcase opposite from the opening.

Trim excess fabric off.

Only 2 seams and you have a smaller pillow case.

Toss scraps into the scrap bag to use for quilt tops.

If you have a serger, serge the seams.

RE: Pillow Cases Too Large easy and I never thought of that, thanks so much Krissie.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Sewing Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here