How much fabric do I need for a 20×20 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|
How much fabric do I need for a 24×24 pillow?
Fabric Needed For 24×24 Pillow
1.33 to be exact, give or take a few inches.
How much fabric do I need to cover a 18×18 pillow?
All you need is half a yard of 45 inch wide fabric to sew an 18 inch pillow cover.
How do you measure fabric for pillow covers?
Measure the width of a pillow cover as from side seam to side seam, and the length as from the top seam to the bottom seam. Typically the bottom seam houses the zipper or hook-and-loop closure. Add seam allowances and cut the pillow fabric to the new measurements.
How much should an envelope pillow overlap?
The ends will overlap approximately 3″ at the back when finished. This extra fabric is to ensure that the pillow form will be hidden when the pillow cover is in place. To calculate the fabric measurement you will need measure your pillow insert.
How do I figure out how many yards of fabric I need?
Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need. Number of needed rows multiplied by length of one piece equals total project in inches. Total project inches divided by 36 inches equals total yardage needed (rounded up to the whole number).
How much fabric do I need to make 2 pillowcases?
To make 2 pillowcases, you need:
- 2 yards (1.9 meters) of fabric for standard & queen size pillowcases (20″ x 30″).
- 2.5 yards (2.3 meters) of fabric for king size pillowcases (20″ x 40″).
What size pillow goes in a 16×16 cover?
We recommend an 18″ x 18″ insert for our 16″ x 16″ inch throw pillow covers to get a plump pillow.