How to Make a Pillow Case Easy

I needed couple of pillows for my garden bench, and I had the fabric , I just had to make a pillow case easy and with out a zipper because I find it difficult to sew in a zipper.

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How to Make a Pillow Case Easy
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My fabric is from an old bench that stood in my childhood home. The bench was broken  the fabric was stained but in good condition, so I decided to reuse it.

My fabric is from an old bench that stood in my childhood home. The bench was broken the fabric was stained but in good condition, so I decided to reuse it.

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My pillow was 65 cm. /26" square. I cut 1 length of fabric 155 cm. /61" long and 67 cm./ 26.4" wide. As you can see I got help with the math.

My pillow was 65 cm. /26" square. I cut 1 length of fabric 155 cm. /61" long and 67 cm./ 26.4" wide. As you can see I got help with the math.

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Overlock all sides of the fabric to prevent fraying. I made a 2.5 cm./1" hem at one end of the fabric. Bottom picture shows the hem that will be visible once my pillow case is finished.

Overlock all sides of the fabric to prevent fraying. I made a 2.5 cm./1" hem at one end of the fabric. Bottom picture shows the hem that will be visible once my pillow case is finished.

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The extra 15cm./0.5" on the length of the fabric will make a flap to hold my pillow in place. The extra 2cm./1" on the width is for sewing space.

The extra 15cm./0.5" on the length of the fabric will make a flap to hold my pillow in place. The extra 2cm./1" on the width is for sewing space.

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Just need some one to bring me a cup of coffee.

Just need some one to bring me a cup of coffee.

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