I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Have a PJ party with your little partner as they make their very own pillowcase. Sweet dreams will definitely follow! This easy project is a favorite for gift giving too! Learn how to make an easy Pillowcase with this FREE! I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Tutorial by Nancy Zieman.

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Tune in and watch Nancy and her granddaughters, along with friends, take a modern approach to sewing. Nancy shares her team sewing-for-fun experience along with many tips for a big partner, and numerous insights for involving a little sewing partner—all while making simple, easy to sew kid-friendly projects. Watch I Sew For Fun on Sewing With Nancy!

Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

Approximate Finished Size: 20″ x 30″

Makes one standard size pillowcase.

Note From Team NancyLet your little partner choose their favorite novelty fabric and two coordinates.

Supplies Needed

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Instructions

Please read all instructions before beginning. Use the width of the presser foot as the depth of the seam allowance.

 1. Press and cut the fabrics:

  • Cut Fabric A for the main pillowcase using one of the following options:

–Cut the non-directional print Fabric A into a 27″ x 41″ rectangle.

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  •  Cut a 9″ x 41″ rectangle from Fabric B for the border; set aside.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Cut a 2″ x 41″ rectangle from Fabric C. Fold the 2″ strip of trim fabric in half, wrong sides together, aligning the lengthwise edges; press.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

2. Assemble trim and border:

  • Pin trim to the right side of the 9″ x 41″ border, aligning cut edges of trim with one lengthwise edge of the border. Machine baste.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Fold border fabric in half, right sides together.
  • Stitch the short ends of the border fabric.
  • Press seam open.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

  •  Fold wrong sides of border together, aligning the lengthwise edges. Press.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

3. Stitch the pillowcase:

  • Fold the Fabric A rectangle in half, right sides together, aligning the 27″ edges.
  • Stitch the 20-1/2″ edge.

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Wrap the corner by folding the seam toward the pillowcase along the stitching line and stitch the side seam.

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Note From Team Nancy     This is a great spot to teach your little partner one of Nancy Zieman’s favorite techniques—the wrapped corner!

 

  • Turn pillowcase right side out.
  • Pin border fabric over the main pillowcase fabric meeting cut edges, right sides together.
  •  Stitch the layers together. Clean finish cut edges using either a zigzag stitch or overlock serger. Press seam toward main body of pillowcase.
I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  •  Optional: Topstitch trim along the border fabric edge, catching the seam allowance.

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

Tune in and watch Nancy and her granddaughters, along with friends, take a modern approach to sewing. Nancy shares her team sewing-for-fun experience along with many tips for a big partner, and numerous insights for involving a little sewing partner—all while making simple, easy to sew kid-friendly projects. Watch I Sew For Fun on Sewing With Nancy!

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Happy Sewing!

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