Cut it so that it measures 34 inches long and 36 inches high. Wash, dry, and iron your fabric.
Clip the corners on this side as well.
How to sew a pillowcase with zipper. Sew envelope pillowcase with french seam. Install invisible zipper foot #35 to sew the zipper in place. Next, start to sew down the zipper through the two layers of fabric using your sewing machine with an invisible zipper presser foot.
(make sure the zipper is unzipped at least half way.) go back to your machine, put your regular foot back on and sew the remaining edges with a 1/2 inch seam allowance, cutting across diagonally at the corners. Be careful not to sew over any pins or you may damage your sewing machine. Line up the center pin with the zipper pin, and again, line up the zipper coils along the ironed crease line.
Make sure the invisible zipper side is facing down the stitches. This is to turn the pillowcase rightside out. Pin the left side of the zipper in place.
Clip your corners and turn right side out. Then lower the foot again and sew to the end of the zipper. Sew along the periphery with a 1/4 inch allowance.
Insert your pillow from inside. The method of making this simple rectangle pillowcase is super easy and the silk and satin. Again, close to the zipper edge.
Measure your pillow and make the necessary adjustments. Stop sewing with the needle down in the fabric. 7) start to sew the zipper with straight stitch starting from the marked dot.
While sleeping, we may toss and turn and pull on our facial skin and hair causing harm. Flip the fabric over to check on the closed seam. Use the zipper foot to do this.
Sew down one side of it until you're a couple inches from the zipper pull, backstitching at the start. When you reach the end stop of the zipper, stop with the needle in, turn, stitch across the bottom of the zipper just above the zipper stop and then stop and pivot again, then sew up the other side. After you have prepared zipper and fabric with some pins you sew it together.
If you have a hard time double folding and pinning the textile to the zipper try it this way: The picture below can be a little tricky to sort out visually. No need to fear, because a silk or satin pillowcase might just save the day.
This is how i like to sew the zipper: Again, the measurements are hypothetical, just make sure each piece is 1/2″ wider than it is tall and you’ll get a square that way. You can finish the edge with zig zag stitch for a neat look inside.
Raise the presser foot and unzip the zipper past the foot. Pin the zipper before sewing it. Attach the zipper foot and start sewing above and below the zipper pull and to the right of ridge next to the teeth of the zipper.
When it’s sewn, trim your thread and clip the corners so you can get a nice corner when it’s right side out. Take the pillow fabric to your sewing machine again and sew along the edge of the zipper to attach it to the pillow cover fabric. Now fold the pillowcase with the wrong side together and sew around the 3 marked lines with 1/4 seam allowance.
Using a seam ripper or small sharp scissors, very carefully take the seam out that’s directly on top of the zipper. Now you’re ready to sew the zipper. Make sure the zipper is in the closed position, then pin it in place and machine baste it to your project.
Backstitch and sew the length of the zipper stopping at your 2″ marking. Easy box pleat pillows from sew 4 home Once your zipper is installed, unzip it and sew around 4 sides (for a center back zipper) or 3 sides (for a side seam zipper.
Sew zipper to pillowcase using a zipper foot. The basting here is for easy removal once sew the zipper done. Leave the needle in the work, but raise the foot, and gently move the zipper pull back behind the needle.
Sew all the way around, stopping at the zipper. Make sure you sew through the zipper ends as well. Place your pillow cover wrong side down onto the ironing board.
To sew in a zipper, start by machine basting the zipper opening closed, keeping your seam allowances the same as the rest of the project. Box pleats are used on the front of the pillow to create a unique look where the fabric underneath is peeking through. Sew along the edge, leaving about 1/2″ seam allowance.
For sewing on the zipper, use zipper foot # 4.!!! Sew zipper precisely on the hems. How to sew a pillowcase.
Using a silk or satin pillowcase can be an extremely good way to prevent hair breakage, and also prevent wrinkles on your face as well. 4, 5, 6) put the zipper right in the middle. You want to sew just past where the zipper seam starts and just barely to the inside.
We need you to put your talents to use and sew standard size (20×26 inches) pillowcases with new child friendly fabric (please no weapons or aggressive prints) and donate them to team bubba. Pin the good side of zipper and fabric together and sew them together. Cap it off by sewing over the ends of the zipper and the edges of the fabric.
If you want your zipper on the side, do this: Fold the fabric once (like in photo 1 top) 2. With zipper open, place one edge right side down on the bottom edge of one side of the pillow cover.
And i thought i'd share the process, because i know adding a zipper to anything used to intimidate me, as i'd consider my sewing skills low to intermediate (leaning toward low. Roll up the edges of your pillow so it's easier to sew it. Pull back the top of the pillow cover to reveal your creased edge and center pin.
The pillow is finished with an envelope style closure. Pin around the remaining three sides, as well as the corners of the zipper edge. Put your great shopping skills to use and purchase a new child friendly pillowcase from a local store and donate it to.
One down, one more to go. Lay your pillow cover out again, good sides facing in, line up the remaining edges, and pin in place. Turn your pillowcase right side out through the opened zipper.
When you get near the end, stop the machine. Open the zipper a bit and sew the other side. Step 8 | sew other side of the zipper.
Open the zipper a little (2 inches or so). See this post on how to sew zippers. Again, if you are making a pillowcase for a larger pillow then you will need to adjust how much you are cutting off (you will cut off less).
As a household that has two dogs that we allow on our furniture, i wanted to sew a zippered throw pillow so i could remove the cover as needed. Pull back the top layer with the zipper you just sewed on. Open your invisible zipper about 1/3 of the way.
Make sure the zipper coil faces towards the inside of the pillow and the edge of the zipper tape is flush with the raw edge of the pillow cover. Leave the zipper totally shut. Next, press the seam open, ironing the seam allowance against the wrong side.
Now that your zipper is installed… step three: We’ll get the zipper pull section of the zipper in a later step. Sew 4 home this pillow pattern will add some style to your next throw pillow.
Continue sewing until the marked dot again for both sides of the zipper. Keep the stitches about 0.25 in (0.64 cm) or less from the zipper.