How much material do you need to make a standard pillowcase?

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:

  1. 2 yards (1.9 meters) of fabric for standard & queen size pillowcases (20″ x 30″).
  2. 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.

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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.

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