MAKE YOUR OWN PILLOW COVER
Pillow Making 101 (From HGTV)
Add color, texture and flair to any living space with the simple addition of pillows. By Shari Hiller
Pillows add color, pattern and texture to a room. They soften hard edges of furniture and create a much warmer space. They can be elegant or just plain fun.
Pillow covers are a quick, easy and inexpensive sewing project. When shopping for fabric to make throw pillows, try fabric and upholstery stores, and look for fabrics that enhance the decor of your room.
Ready to add brighten your home? Here's the plan:
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Three Ways to Make a Pillow Cover
Martha Stewart Living, July 2010
These three simple finishing styles -- a slipstitched closure, an envelope-backed closure, and a zippered closure -- provide nice options for any sewn-from-scratch pillow project.
Although the instructions are for square pillows, you can make rectangular pillow covers in the same fashion.
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How to Make an Envelope Pillow Case
By Michelle Mathews, eHow Contributor
Giving your bed and throw pillows a polished look is a snap with easy-to-make envelope pillowcases and covers. And whether you make them a part of your bedding or use them to cover throw pillows for your sofa, you'll love that they're easy to put on and take off for cleaning and switching up your decor. Read on to learn how to make an envelope pillow case. Does this Spark an idea?