Make a pillowcase with a fun novelty print to commemorate a special occasion or favorite pastime. This is a great project for a beginner!

All you need is one yard of 45″ wide fabric and basic sewing equipment and tools to make this standard size pillowcase. No pattern is required.


For a standard size pillowcase, fold one yard of fabric in half lengthwise as shown. A finished pillowcase is shown on top of the folded fabric to show the size of the folded piece.


Stitch 5/8″ seams along the two long sides and one short side. Turn pillow right side out. Press.



Press the open edge  inside 1/4″.


Pin and press a 4″ hem to the inside. Stitch hem edge.


Done! What a tranquil mood this batik fabric print inspires!


Have fun finding a fabric print that fits the occasion or moods you wish to express with your designer pillowcase!



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