A finished standard pillowcase should measure about 22.5 inches by 31.5 inches, allowing for fill depth, seaming and an approximate 4-inch hem. One yard of 45-inch-wide fabric should be enough to make one standard case, if the material is preshrunk.
How much fabric do I need to make 2 pillowcases?
To make 2 pillowcases, you need:
- 2 yards (1.9 meters) of fabric for standard & queen size pillowcases (20″ x 30″).
- 2.5 yards (2.3 meters) of fabric for king size pillowcases (20″ x 40″).
How do you make a standard pillowcase?
Start by cutting two identical size pieces of fabric, that are each 29.5 inches long and 21 inches wide. This will create a 20×26 inch pillowcase when finished. *If you wanted a Queen size pillowcase instead, you would cut two pieces of fabric that are 33.5 inches long and 21 inches wide.
How many meters of fabric does it take to make a pillowcase?
1 metre of fabric per pillowcase.
How much fabric do I need for a 12×12 pillow?
If you just want 2 pillows, 0.9 yards (0.9 meters) is enough. If your fabric is 58″ wide (1.47 meters), you’ll need 0.9 yards (0.9 meters) to make 4 12×12″ pillows. If you only want 2 pillows, 0.5 yards (0.5 meters) is enough.
What fabric are pillowcases made of?
When choosing a pillowcase, there are a few standard fabric options. Cotton is known for being soft and breathable, and it can often provide a luxe feel for an affordable price. Microfiber and polyester are also inexpensive and wrinkle-resistant. For a more luxurious feel, go for silk or linen.
How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?
Pillowcases are generally one to two inches larger than the actual pillow. Most standard size pillowcases are built to cover the four extra inches of a queen pillow.
How much fabric do I need for a pillow sham?
Pillow Shams by Pillow Type
|Knife Edge||1 1/2 yds|
|Corded||1 1/2 yds for body, 1/2 yd for cord|
|Ruffled||1 1/2 yds for body, 1 1/2 yds for ruffle|
|Flanged (Tailored)||2 yards|
What is the standard pillow size in Australia?
Pillow Sizes Chart Australia (AU)
|Pillow size||Metric Measurements (cm)||Imperial Measurements (ft/in)|
|Standard||51cm x 66cm||20” x 26”|
|Queen||51cm x 76cm||20” x 30”|
|King||51cm x 92cm||20” x 36”|
|Body Pillow||51cm x 137cm||20” x 54”|
How much fabric do I need to make a throw pillow?
A square of 54-inch fabric is 1 1/4 yards long. That’s enough for four finished 16-inch square pillows (plus one 18-inch square of fabric left over). That 54-inch square also is a perfect size for a throw; just hem or finish the edges.
Is a queen size pillow the same as standard?
Queen pillows are slightly longer than a standard pillow, with a typical measurement of 20″ x 30″. They’re designed so that when side-by-side, they are the perfect width for a queen bed.