DIY Napkins & Pillows

Making your own napkins and pillow cases is an easy and cheap way to make home goods match in any pattern you want. Simply pick out a fabric you like and use it as a nice highlight in your home.

Napkins

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Supplies: Fabric, Fabric Scissors, Cutting Board, Iron, Ironing Board, Sewing Machine, Thread in Desired Color

1. Cut fabric in 13X13” square.

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2. Fold and press 1/4” hem on two parallel sides then fold and press again.

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3. Fold and press all four corners and em the other two sides the same as the first.

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4. Pin the hem of all four sides

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5. Using a sewing machine, sew down the hems, backstitch at the beginning and end to lock in stitches.

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Pillow Cases

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Supplies: Fabric, Fabric Scissors, Cutting Board, Iron, Ironing Board, Sewing Machine, Thread in Desired Color

1.Measure the dimensions of the pillow. Add 1 inch to the height. Double the length and add 6 inches. Cut fabric to this size.
2. Fold and press 1/2” hems on the short sides then fold and press again.
3. Pin both hems
4. Fold the short sides in, overlapping them by 4 inches.

5. Pin the long sides together. Right side in.3.png

6. Using a sewing machine sew with a 1/2”seam allowance.
7. Turn the pillow right side out and and insert pillow.

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