Pocketful of Sunshine

Spreading sunshine and happiness to a sick child one pillowcase at a time!

How much fabric does it take to make a pillowcase

Each pillowcase take 3/4 yard of main fabric and 1/3 yard of border fabric.

Below is a chart of how much fabric it take to make a certain number of pillowcases

cases      main fabric        border fabric

   1                  3/4                  1/3

   2                 1 1/2                2/3

   3                 2 1/4                1

   4                    3                 1 1/3

   5                 3 3/4             1 2/3

   6                 4 1/2                2

   7                 5 1/4              2 1/3

   8                    6                 2 2/3

   9                 6 3/4                3

  10                 7 1/2             3 1/3

  11                 8 1/4              3 2/3

  12                    9                    4

  13                 9 3/4             4 1/3

 

Would you like to learn how to make a pillowcase?

Would you like to learn how to make a pillowcase?  It is very easy!  The type I make are called Hot Dog pillowcases.  Here is two links on how to make a pillowcase.  One link is for adults and the other is written for children.  Thank you Erica's Craft and Sewing Center for these wonderful instructions!

http://www.ericas.com/projects/proj0910adult.pdf

http://www.ericas.com/projects/proj0910kids.pdf