Ever want to make a pillow cover for a throw pillow but lack the confidence to add a zipper?
Or maybe you just like the added touch of the contrasting fabrics. Either way this pillow cover is just right for you! This pillow puts the P in easy peasy...so cheesy (hey that rhymes)!
Here's what you'll need:
3/4 of a yard of main fabric
1/4 of a yard of coordinating fabric (at the very least)
Start by cutting the following:
Main fabric: 38"w by 19" h
Inner fabric: 38"w by 5" h
Ties: 19" long by 4" h (x2)
Iron the ties in on 3 sides about 1/4" then again in half.
Take the inner fabric piece and finish one of the long edges. I serged it first then folded it over and stitched it down. If you don't have a serger just fold the edge over twice.
Laying the main fabric RIGHT side up find the half way point (each side will end up being 19"). Find the half way point in each 19" section. Lay the raw edge of the straps on those half way marks with a little overhang.
Next lay the inner fabric piece RIGHT side down raw edge to raw edge. Sew the inner and main pieces together with a 1/4" seam.
It should look like this...
Next fold it all in half RIGHT sides together with the straps coming out the top. Then stitch a 1/4" seam around the bottom and left raw edges.
Turn it RIGHT side out and stuff with pillow.
Tuck the top edge inside over the pillow.
Tuck the bottom edge inside under the pillow.
Tie it shut. Done and done.