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.
How to Make a No-Sew Pillow Cover
- A pillow
- Fabric in pattern and color of your choice
- Fabric glue
- Measuring tape
- Rubber bands
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.
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.
Step 5: Join the ends by applying fabric glue.
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.
Step 8: Allow sufficient drying time. You can put something heavy on top to aid the gluing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can insert and remove your pillow easily due to the presence of Velcro at the bottom seam of this no-sew pillowcase.
Breathe a new life to your outdated toss pillows by covering them with sweaters that no longer fit you. No sewing is required.
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.