Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Annabel Wrigley
Custom pillowcases are simple to make and add major style to your home. Sewist Annabel Wrigley shows you several ways to make pillowcases, including a version for a standard bed pillow with a pretty edging.  She also shows you three ways to make decorative throw pillows, including a basic envelope pillowcase, one with buttons and buttonholes, and a version with a zipper.

 
Learn how to:
  • Prepare fabric for sewing
  • Set up your machine
  • Finish edges
  • Sew French seams
  • Create a pillowcase with a cuff
  • Create 3 variations on an envelope pillow
  • Use buttonhole foot to make buttonholes
  • Insert a zipper


Chapters
Easy Home Decor Sewing: Pillows and Pillowcases
01:28
Materials
01:47
Sewing Pillows
06:35
08:34
05:17
06:20
13:04
09:01
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
All of the projects shown in this class are made with fabric from Joel Dewberry’s Flora collection.
 
Standard Size Bed Pillow Fabric:
  • 1 yard quilting cotton for main pillowcase panel
  • 10" of coordinating fabric
  • 3" trim fabric (optional)
  • Throw Pillow Fabric (for a 20" pillow form):
  • 1 ¼ yards quilting cotton or decorator weight fabric per pillow
  • Materials for All Pillows:
  • FriXion erasable pen
  • Sewing machine
  • Buttonhole foot attachment
  • Zipper foot attachment
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Ruler
  • Snips
  • Seam ripper
  • Pins
  • Buttons
  • Sewing needle and thread for buttons
  • 20" pillow form
  • 22" zipper
  • Seam gauge
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Discussion
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    Easy Home Décor Sewing
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    Part 1:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Pillows and Pillowcases
    Annabel Wrigley
    Custom pillowcases are simple to make and add major style to your home. Sewist Annabel Wrigley shows you several ways to make pillowcases, including a version for a standard bed pillow with a pretty edging.  She also shows you three ways to make decorative throw pillows, including a basic envelope pillowcase, one with buttons and buttonholes, and a version with a zipper.

     
    Part 2:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Curtains and Duvets
    Annabel Wrigley
    This class is all about working with large panels of fabric to make household standards: curtains and duvets. Working with large pieces of fabric may seem intimidating, but Annabel Wrigley provides careful instructions for managing multiple yards and matching up intricate pattern repeats. You will learn how to create a multi-paneled duvet cover with ties, a shower curtain, and a simple curtain for your windows, complete with a curtain rod pocket.

     
    Part 3:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Gathered Apron with Pockets
    Annabel Wrigley
    Now that you’ve created cute home décor accents for your home, why not make something cute for yourself? Learn how to sew a sweet gathered apron, complete with ties and a front pocket. Whether you make it for a friend or keep it for yourself, the process of creating this apron is fun and simpler than you may think.

     
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