How much fabric do I need for a 18×18 pillow?
For this tutorial, we will be sewing a pillow cover to fit an 18 inch pillow form which requires 1/2 yard of 45 inch wide fabric..
How much fabric do I need to make a throw pillow?
For most decorative throw pillows you will need 1-2 yards of fabric, depending on the size and details you choose to include. There are lots of yardage calculators available online that allow you to enter the exact length and width of your desired pillow, along with the width of the fabric.
How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?
Opt for a pillowcase measuring 1/2 to 1 inch longer than the pillow length and 2 1/2 to 4 inches wider than the pillow width, if you’re buying a ready-made pillowcase.
How much material do I need to cover a 16×16 pillow?
Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow CoversDimensions (Length by Width)Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)16 x 16 inches1/2 yard18 x 18 inches5/8 yard20 x 20 inches3/4 yard30 x 30 inches1 yard5 more rows
How do you measure a pillow for a cover?
Measure the dimensions of your pillow. To determine the size rectangle you’ll need, add 1 inch (2.5 cm) to the height for the seam allowance, and multiply the length by 2, then add 6 inches (15 cm). (For example, an 18-inch [45.5 cm] pillow insert would require a 19-by-42-inch [48.5 cm by 106.5 cm] rectangle.)