How to Make NO SEW Pillow Covers

I am no master of sewing but love cute pattern pillows and always wanted to make my own. Well while researching the laziest way possible, I found an amazing DIY pillow case "recipe".

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How to Make NO SEW Pillow Covers
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All the goodies under $30 and you can make at least 2-3 pillows from the fabric.

All the goodies under $30 and you can make at least 2-3 pillows from the fabric.

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I bought a variety from the creative "spirit" in me.

I bought a variety from the creative "spirit" in me.

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This is the adhesive hem tape that is a miracle for us sewing machine challenged. It's about $3-4 depending on what size. I got a four pack and cost me $5.89.

This is the adhesive hem tape that is a miracle for us sewing machine challenged. It's about $3-4 depending on what size. I got a four pack and cost me $5.89.

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*FYI* Like I stated before, this is the lazy persons way. Please don't be upset if I'm not exact about measurement. I cut about 5 inches off 1 1/2 yard cut fabric width length and put it upside down

*FYI* Like I stated before, this is the lazy persons way. Please don't be upset if I'm not exact about measurement. I cut about 5 inches off 1 1/2 yard cut fabric width length and put it upside down

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These are the rolls of hem tape I got.

These are the rolls of hem tape I got.

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Gonna use the skinny one since there isn't much room to work with width wide.

Gonna use the skinny one since there isn't much room to work with width wide.

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Roll out the tape down one side length wise. It is not naturally sticky so just place on fabric.

Roll out the tape down one side length wise. It is not naturally sticky so just place on fabric.

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At this time warm up your iron. Set to "no steam". Fold over the same length as the tape.

At this time warm up your iron. Set to "no steam". Fold over the same length as the tape.

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And iron down folded fabric. Hold down for about 2-3 seconds or until tape has adhered to the fabric.

And iron down folded fabric. Hold down for about 2-3 seconds or until tape has adhered to the fabric.

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Do both sides length wise.

Do both sides length wise.

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Now to eyeball the size of the cover (lazy person!!) place the pillow back on fabric and wrap it like a present inside out...

Now to eyeball the size of the cover (lazy person!!) place the pillow back on fabric and wrap it like a present inside out...

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As such. I am trying to see where the flaps will align properly. May not be perfect but it will look great!

As such. I am trying to see where the flaps will align properly. May not be perfect but it will look great!

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I am giving myself a descent overlap so the crappy pillow doesn't peek out from the cover.

I am giving myself a descent overlap so the crappy pillow doesn't peek out from the cover.

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Once you can see the flap length, tape and fold over the other flaps of the fabric.

Once you can see the flap length, tape and fold over the other flaps of the fabric.

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Now as best as you can and holding the other end of the fabric, pull out the pillow and try to keep your placement.

Now as best as you can and holding the other end of the fabric, pull out the pillow and try to keep your placement.

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TA-DA!! Just some wiggling love.

TA-DA!! Just some wiggling love.

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Making sure the fabric is aligned on both sides.

Making sure the fabric is aligned on both sides.

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This part confused me when I was researching so just to make it clear: these are going to be the edges we will tape and iron down on both sides to finish the cover.

This part confused me when I was researching so just to make it clear: these are going to be the edges we will tape and iron down on both sides to finish the cover.

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Sandwich adhesive tape between fabric edges.

Sandwich adhesive tape between fabric edges.

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Put a strip all the way down the edge and iron down.  You may need to put an extra piece of tape over the fabric that overlap for the flap opening. If you find any gaps try the iron longer to adhere.

Put a strip all the way down the edge and iron down. You may need to put an extra piece of tape over the fabric that overlap for the flap opening. If you find any gaps try the iron longer to adhere.

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All stuck together!!

All stuck together!!

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Now flip inside out the cover threw the opening

Now flip inside out the cover threw the opening

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I like the nice overlap. All the edges look clean and solid.

I like the nice overlap. All the edges look clean and solid.

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When I put my pillow case on, I first put one side in and then bunched the pillow exposed to make it easier to slide the rest of the cover.

When I put my pillow case on, I first put one side in and then bunched the pillow exposed to make it easier to slide the rest of the cover.

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Checking for holes. Nice clean edges. Imagine!! No sewing machine!!

Checking for holes. Nice clean edges. Imagine!! No sewing machine!!

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Save yourself $$$$ on fancy pillows in high end decor stores.

Save yourself $$$$ on fancy pillows in high end decor stores.

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You will enjoy this project. My kitty Trent loved watching me make theses cute pillows!!

You will enjoy this project. My kitty Trent loved watching me make theses cute pillows!!

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