How to Make a Pillowcase with French Seams, No Raw Edges, No Serger Needed!

For our seventh Make of Christmas we are bringing back an oldie but a goodie. In this replay on how to make a pillowcase, I show you how to use your leftover yardage or novelty fabric to create a custom pillowcase with no raw edges.

That means we cover how to do a hot dog roll to get all of your raw edges concealed in the pillowcase sleeve, and how to make a French seam, which sounds way more complicated than it actually is, to give your pillowcase a finished look with no raw edges. No serger needed!

This video is one of our first videos and it pre-dates the completion of the sewing room you see in all of our current videos, so forgive my bland dining room as the backdrop. It has also gotten a makeover since this video was published. But the content is great and it remains one of our most popular videos with nearly 100,000 views.

Supplies we used:
3/4 yard fabric for the body
1/4 yard fabric for the sleeve
2.5-inch by WOF for the flange:
Shop fabric by the yard at https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product-category/fabric/order-by-the-yard/?orderby=date

Check out more from Quilt Addicts Anonymous …
Blog/tutorials: https://www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com
Online quilt shop: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com
Brick and mortar quilt shop: Quilt Addicts Anonymous, 3416 46th Ave., Suite 103, Rock Island, IL 61201
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quiltaddictsanonymous
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quiltaddictsanonymous
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/quiltaablog/

Music: Tomorrow It Is Christmas (Instrumental Version) – Loving Caliber from Epidemic Sound.

(Visited 1605 times, 1 visits today)

You might be interested in

Comment (2)

  1. Great tutorial… I was unaware that pillow cases were made any differently! I love the other cushions that you have on the bed too. Did you make them or buy them? I’ve been hunting for similar fabric.

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *