How do you make a pillow cover with trim?

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Besides, how do you make a pillow cover for throw pillows?

How to make an envelope pillow cover

  1. Step 1: Cut the front side of your pillow cover the size of your pillow insert.
  2. Step 2: Cut 2 pieces for the back side –be sure that your fabric is going in the same direction as the front unless you don't want it to.
  3. For example, my pillow insert is 16 inches so 1/2 of that is 8 inches + 5= 13 inches.

Also Know, how do you make a round pillow? To sew a round pillow, cut 2 identical circles out of 2 pieces of fabric, and stack them on top of each other so the "wrong" side of the fabric, or the side that you don't want to show, is facing out. Pin the fabric together and sew around the circle along the pins, leaving a seam allowance of 1/2 inch.

Also know, how do you make fabric trim?

  1. Press your fabric and trim the edges to make them straight.
  2. Fold one corner down at a 45 degree angle so that the side edge is even with the bottom edge.
  3. Lay the ruler against the diagonal fold of fabric and trim off about 1/8''.
  4. Then start cutting bias strips your desired width.
  5. Get ready to sew strips together.

What is bias tape used for?

Bias tape is used in making piping, binding seams, finishing raw edges, etc. It is often used on the edges of quilts, placemats, and bibs, around armhole and neckline edges instead of a facing, and as a simple strap or tie for casual bags or clothing.

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What do you stuff pillows with?

What to Use to Stuff Pillow Cushions
  1. Batting. Pillow batting is polyester stuffing that comes in boxes or bags.
  2. Foam Stuffing. Crumbled foam is harder to find than polyester batting but makes a firmer pillow.
  3. Microbeads. Microbead pillows have gained popularity in recent years.
  4. Buckwheat Hulls.
  5. Recycled Materials.
  6. Down, Feathers.

How do I keep my decorative trim from fraying?

You can repair and prevent frayed fringe edges with simple techniques.
  1. Lay your fringed item on a flat surface and comb the fringe with a wide-tooth comb so it is straight.
  2. Trim the ends of the fringe so that all the pieces are the same length.
  3. Apply fray-preventing gel to the ends of the trimmed fringe.

How do you finish the end of cording?

Wrap the thread (I used two strands) around the cording two or three times, pull it very tight and knot the two ends of the thread together. (Try to leave the short end longer than the tassel will be so you can trim it when you trim the tassel.) Cut the cording about 1/4 inch below this wrap.

How do you finish a needlepoint pillow?

Sew the Needlepoint Pillow
  1. Place the pillow front and the pillow back together, having their right sides facing.
  2. Repeat until you are back at the bottom edge, stitching 1-inch from the final corner.
  3. Clip the corners to within 1/4 inch of the machine stitching line—do not cut through the machine stitching line.

How do you attach cording to a pillow?

Sew the cording onto the pillow face. Leave about 3″ of cording loose, then start sewing the cording onto the right side of the face fabric at the bottom center using a zipper foot. Clip the cording seam allowance at the corners, and ease cording in around the corners.

How do you make an 18x18 pillow cover?

Sewing Instructions For Sew an 18 inch Envelope Pillow Cover
  1. Cut 1 piece of fabric 18 inch square.
  2. Cut 2 pieces of fabric 18 inch by 13 inch each.
  3. Hem 1 long side of each of the 18 x 13 inch pieces with a 1/2 inch hem folded twice.
  4. Place your main fabric piece,(18″ x 18″) face up on your work surface.

How do you make a 16x16 pillow cover?

How to Sew a Pillow Cover for a 16 by 16 inch Pillow Form
  1. Start with finding or buying a 16 inch by 16 inch pillow form.
  2. Cut a piece of fabric 16 inches by 16 inches.
  3. Cut two more pieces of fabric each measuring 16 inches by 11 inches.
  4. On one long end of each back panel, fold over an approximate quarter of an inch.
  5. Stitch the little folds down from the above picture.