Thursday, June 24, 2010

Simple & Fun Sewing Project–Pillowcase, Lesson Three

Today's lesson will finish the pillowcase.

o  5. Fold pillowcase right sides together along the length of the pillowcase. Match seam of accent piece.


Keep end piece unfolded. Sew the bottom and length of the pillowcase. Start at corner of body fold. Remember to use a 1/2" seam.


Trim corners.


Use a zig-zag stitch or serger to finish the seam edges.



o  6. Turn the pillowcase right side out. Press seam.


o  7. Turn the end strip at the 5” fold to the inside of the pillowcase. Pin the folded edge of the pressed seam allowance in place. Matching seams.


Finish the pillowcase from the top using a decorative top-stitch or hand-sew using a slip stitch on the inside.

Congratulations your pillowcase is finished and ready to use!




Lesson One here.

Lesson Two here.

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