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Topic: Outdoor Slip Cover Pillows  (Read 1364 times)
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« on: July 24, 2013 09:07:32 AM »

First, measure around your pillow form. I left about an inch around each side. This is more because I’m not totally proficient at the sewing machine. Giving myself some extra room just in case my stitches aren’t straight insures that the pillow covers will fit.

Second, cut two pieces of fabric for the front and back of the pillow cover. I cut the second piece slightly larger than the first, so that it would still be the same size after hemming the cut edges. Cut the larger piece in half. This will be the back “envelope” part of your slip cover.

Third, iron down the sides that you will add the hem to. Then hem/serge with a stitch that you are comfortable using on your machine.

Fourth, pin these pieces to the other larger side piece. Make sure you do this inside out! I accidentally sewed an entire pillow, only to remember I didn’t put the pieces inside out so half had the inner part of the fabric showing. What a pain to take out all those stitches! After sewing around the edges, flip your fabric right side out and cover your pillow form. Ta-da!

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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2013 08:45:40 PM »

Awesome pillows covers and fantastic colors!
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013 07:07:28 AM »

What fantastic pops of colour for your patio.

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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2013 10:47:50 PM »

Very nice color combination of Pillow covers. very refreshing colors.
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