How to Make a Pillowcase – a Sewing Project Roundup

31 July

This is part of the Sewing Project Roundup Series.  Check out the other posts!

How to Make a Pillowcase, a #sewing #tutorial roundup by Angela Bowman of

Want to make an pillowcase?  A simple, holiday, or feminine style?  Closed or open at the end?  Pleats, ruffles, lace, rick rack, or crochet trim details?  French seams or seam finishing with zig-zag or serging?  Cotton fabrics or satin (which is so good for your skin and hair)?  They’re all represented here!

FREE projects:

UPDATE: 2-Step Fleece Pillowcase Tutorial by Dana Willard at MADE

Pretty Quick Pillowcase Tutorial by Film in the Fridge

Turn Over Pillowcases by Shelley Aakjaer at Shelley Made

Closed Pillowcase by Yellow Spool

Lace Edged Pillowcases by Sew4Home

Fresh Linens Pillowcases by Sew4Home

Satin Pillowcases by Sew4Home

Sleepytime Pillowcases by Sew4Home

Anthropologie Inspired Ruffled Pillowcase by Ellie at Homestitched

Vintage Style Pillowcase by Anna at Pleasant View Schoolhouse

Sleepover Pillowcase Tutorial by Lindsay at The Cottage Home

15-Minute Pillowcase by Lindsay at The Cottage Home

Christmas Pillowcases by Lindsay at The Cottage Home

Ruffle Pillowcase Tutorial by The Mother Huddle

Pretty Pillowcases by A Spoonful of Sugar

ConKerr Cancer Pillowcases by Dana Willard at MADE

Magic Pillowcase Tutorial by Lovely Little Handmades

Pillowcases with Deep Ruffled Ends by Sew4Home

Roll It Up! Pillowcase by All People Quilt

Pillowcase by Anina at The Twiddletails Blog


PAID projects:

Pillowcase by Kaari Meng  – page 50 in her book French General: Home Sewn

Crocheted Pillowcase by Jennifer Paganelli – page 146 in her book Happy Home

Sleepover Pillowcase by Alicia Paulson – page 47 in her book Stitched in Time


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