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How to sew a pillow case

Alright, you guys. We’re going back to basics today. If you follow us on Instagram (and you should!!! @classyclutter) you may remember me busting out my sewing machine to work on some pillows for the boys’ superhero room makeover. Sewing pillow cases is super easy but when it comes to measuring and cutting, I’d rather have a tutorial with it all in front of me instead of trying to figure it all out as I go. Well, I did figure it out as I went this time but I thought some of you may want to have this tutorial handy in case you want your own custom pillow cases!

KB Cute Custom Quilt 3

I was going to buy sheet sets for my boys from Land of Nod that were super cute but at $70 each (and I need 2!) it just wasn’t gonna happen. I ended up buying $15 sheet sets from Target and adding this fun pillow because that’s really all that shows when we make the beds anyway.

How to sew a pillow case

First, cut out two rectangles 22 x 36″.

How to sew a pillow case

With right sides together, stitch around the two long sides and one short side.

Stitch around the edges

On the opening, iron and fold about 1/2″ hem.

How to sew a pillow case

Fold down 3-4″ and press with an iron. Stitch it along the folded edge.

How to sew a pillow case

How to sew a pillow case

That’s it! Seriously SO easy!!!

How to sew a pillow case

Superhero Room 4

I love the bright pillow cases on their beds! Check out the boys’ Modern Superhero Bedroom here.

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