Making a Pillowcase

Supplies

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  •  Sewing Machine

  • Overlock Machine

  • thread

  • pins

  • scissors

  • two types of fabric (body and border) 

Step 1:
Cut the body and border fabric.

 Body:
27" by 41"
Border:
10" by 41" 

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Connect both sides of the border piece and pin all three layers of fabric together.

Sew the pinned edge to create a "burrito".

Roll the body piece up until it's in the middle of the border piece.

Step 2:

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Line up the border piece and the body piece right sides together along the long edge.

Here's a quick video on how to make the "burrito"!

Step 3:
Pull the rolled up body piece out of the burrito to reveal the completed border.

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Here's a video about how to "unburrito".

Pin and sew the unfinished edges together.

Fold in half leaving the right sides together

Step 4:

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Flip the pillowcase inside out and you're done!

Step 5:
 
Overlock the edges and cut off all excess thread. 

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I hope you learned from my website and are inspired to help your community in any way possible! 

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