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Newcomer Pillowcase and Pillows



Pillows are a great beginner project- and practical too! Whether you’re looking to personalize
your pillowcases or update your home decor, the skills you’ll learn and practice making pillows
are invaluable in all sewing. You’ll learn basic skills such as hem opening, using buttons, and
inserting zippers. Learn different finishes: hems and french seams. Pillow shapes: envelope
(with or without buttons), zipper, and burrito. Includes an intro to fabrics, such as knits vs.
wovens.

Supplies:
●Woven or knit fabric requirements:**
○ For a basic zipper pillowcase or envelope pillow = 1-2 yards
○ For a burrito method pillow = 3/4 -1 1/4 yard main fabric, 1/2 yard cuff fabric, 1/4 trim fabric
● Buttons or zippers if you will be including them in your design
● Coordinating thread
● Universal 80/12 needle
● Basic sewing tools: machine, scissors, pins, seam gauge, ruler, preferred fabric marking tool

**Notes: if choosing a knit, majority cotton blend is best; double fabric requirements if you plan
to make a matching pair of pillows

Skill Level:
beginner
Instructor Name:
Maggie

Newcomer Pillowcase and Pillows

Cost:
$ 40.00
Sat, Nov 13, 2021 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Nov 20, 2021 at 10:00 am to Noon
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