Do you want some beautiful holiday pillows but you don’t want to spend the cash? Do you have old pillows that need some new life? If you can sew a straight stitch or work a glue gun, you can make this.
Fabric-I got two kinds of cozy plaid flannel 50% off. I bought 1 1/4 yards just to make sure I would have enough.
Sewing machine or glue gun
Measure your pillows. Leave a small seam allowance across. Because my old pillows were rather bumpy, I made mine a little smaller than the actual pillow size because I wanted the new case to fluff it up.
Another tactic if you have flat pillows is to make the width a few inches wider than your old pillows and insert two of them into one case.
For the vertical edge you want it to be several inches longer than your pillow. My pillow is as big as the inside out part of the fabric you see here. The top extra fabric will be a flap you will tuck in.
Try to cut your fabric so the selvage edges will be the place you insert your pillow. This way you don’t have to hem anything.
Right sides together, sew or glue the seams.
Turn your “envelope” or case right side out and insert your pillow. tuck the flap down I side as far as you can.
Voila! You did it!
Now reward yourself with a nice warm drink and an intriguing book!