How do you make an 18 inch pillow cover?

How much fabric do I need for an 18 inch pillow?

Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers

Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
14 x 14 inches 1/2 yard
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard
18 x 18 inches 5/8 yard
20 x 20 inches 3/4 yard

What size is 18 by 18 Pillow?

For an 18″x18″ size cover, use a 20″x20″ insert. Large Square (22”x22”- 24”x24”): Size up 2-3” for your insert size. For a 22″x22″ size insert, use a 24″x24″ insert. I use THESE all the time for my 22″x22″ covers.

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.

What size zipper do I need for a 20 inch pillow?

For example, I use a 18” zipper for a 20” pillow insert and a 22” zipper for a 24” pillow insert, etc. and I always sew my covers 1 inch smaller than the insert (the seams for a 20” pillow insert are actually 19” for the pillow cover) so a zipper that is two inches smaller than the size of the insert works best.

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Is a pillow insert a pillow?

Yes ,these will fit inside you pillow covers. Just make sure you measure to get the right size insert. They come in different sizes,these are very nice ones. … its an actual soft puffy pillow that fills the sham perfectly.

Should throw pillows be the same size?

Throw pillow size guide:

As a general rule of thumb for throw pillow sizing, start with the largest-sized pillows in the back of a sofa or bed, and build a triangle with smaller pillows from there. Typically, 2″ size increments work best for layering pillow combinations.

What size zipper do I need for a pillow?

You need to cut two squares (or rectangles, depending on the shape of your pillow) of fabric one inch bigger in length and in width, so I cut mine 21″X21″. You’ll need a zipper that is 2″ shorter then the final length of the bottom of your pillow, so in my case 18″.