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No-Sew Pillow Covers

By Admin Wednesday November 30, 2016

Those of you who shy away from sewing will find solace in this no-sew project that makes your bedroom look exquisite in minimum time and, of course, at a pocket-friendly price, unless you are going for expensive fabric. Just follow the simple steps below and relax your head in homemade comfort.

No-Sew Pillow Covers
No-Sew Pillow Covers

How to Make a No-Sew Pillow Cover


  • A pillow
  • Fabric in pattern and color of your choice
  • Fabric glue
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Rubber bands

DIY Instructions

Step 1: Measure and cut the fabric 3 times the width and 2 times the length (height) of the pillow.

Step 2: Place the pillow in the middle of the fabric. Fold it over in half to cover the pillow from the sides.

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Step 3: Fold the remaining ends into triangles on both sides.

Step 4: Bring the triangles to the center and tie near their tips with rubber bands.

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Step 5: Join the ends by applying fabric glue.

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Step 6: Cut out an 8” X 5” piece from the fabric.

Step 7: Wrap it around the junction and seal it off with fabric glue. The center of the bow is made.

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Step 8: Allow sufficient drying time. You can put something heavy on top to aid the gluing.

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Video Tutorial for Making Bow Pillow Covers without Sewing

More DIY No-Sew Pillow Cover Ideas

Just a simple hand tied knot looks beautiful at the center of your homemade pillow cover. You can try the technique with round cushions, bolsters as well as lumbar pillows.

No-Sew Pillow Covers Knot Photo

No-Sew Bow Pillow Cover by Tying a Knot

If you are not much of a fan of bow pillow cases, you can design them traditionally by applying hot glue to the appropriate places. It works well for throw pillows.

DIY No-Sew Throw Pillow Covers Image

No-Sew Decorative Throw Pillow Covers

This pillow cover looks charming with the fringes. If you do not want to cut up an old T-shirt for this, you may use fleece fabric. If you can manage large sizes of fabric, try this on body pillows.

No-Sew Pillow Covers with Fringe Picture

No-Sew T- Shirt Pillow Cover with Fringe

Just a few cloth napkins create this adorable no-sew project. The pillows suit your couch, sofa, bed and also look cute when placed on a chair outdoors.

No-Sew Pillow Covers from Napkins Pictures

Easy No-Sew Envelope Pillow Covers

You can insert and remove your pillow easily due to the presence of Velcro at the bottom seam of this no-sew pillowcase.

No-Sew Pillow Covers Velcro Photos

No-Sew Napkin Pillow Covers with Velcro

Breathe a new life to your outdated toss pillows by covering them with sweaters that no longer fit you. No sewing is required.

No-Sew Sweater Pillow Cover Images

Simple No-Sew Pillow Covers with Sweaters

Putting hem tape along the edges of the pillow case gives it a neat finish. If you are comfortable with the sewing machine, you can also give a contrasting piping along the borders for a classy look. Step out of the conventional and use burlap and drop cloth as your material. Bright red and green Christmas motifs on the white covers lend a decorative look to your home during the holiday season.

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