Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your decor ideas for a share in the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Star Wars Pillow Cover

by Janine (follow)
Bedroom (22)      Kids (26)      Decorating (13)      Star Wars (2)      Pillow Cover (1)      Envelope Pillow Cover (1)      Ink Jet Image Transfer to Fabric (1)     
A quick pillow cover project for a Star Wars themed bedroom or Star Wars fan. Create these envelope pillow covers so they may be removed and washed easily!



Finished pillow

Materials:
Pillow form
Fabric to cover pillows
Coordinating thread
Sewing machine
Iron
Ink jet transfer sheets
Ink jet printer

Method:
Ensure your fabric and pillow forms are washed.
If you pillow has a cover, measure the cover and add width and length for seam allowance (1/4 to 1/2 inch).
If your pillow does not have a cover, measure across the curve of your pillow form, both width and length and add the seam allowance.
Cut one piece of fabric of your desired width and length for the front.
Cut two pieces of fabric for the back, allowing for overlap of about 1/4 the length of the pillow. This will allow you to make an envelope to put on your pillow.
Select your desired image on the computer and print it out on material transfer sheets. Avery makes all kinds, it just so happened I had white t-shirt ones left over from another project so that is what I used.



Finished pillow



Finished pillow

Follow the directions on the transfer sheet package. Most importantly, cut around the image you wish to transfer, ensure you are transferring to the correct material (mine were white t-shirt so I had to transfer to white cotton), and make sure you are using a hard surface to iron on (I use a glass cutting board covered in a towel).



Finished pillow
Note that your image will be facing down to iron on!

As I had to transfer to white cotton, I need to applique my image onto the front piece of my pillow covers.



transfering

Sew the hems on the two back pieces of your pillow.



hem pillow backs

Lay down the front of your pillow cover and lay down the back pieces right sides facing the front of the pillow cover. Your back pieces should overlap about 1/4 the length of the pillow cover.
Sew around your pillow.
Turn your pillow cover right side out and fit your pillow form inside.



transfering
Back of the pillow before the pillow form is inserted.

Admire your handwork!



completed pillows


Categories
#Kids
#Bedroom
#Pillow Cover
#Envelope Pillow Cover
#Star Wars
#Ink Jet Image Transfer to Fabric
#Decorating
I like this Article - 4
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Janine
If you have something very large you would like to frame but find the cost of purchasing a frame pro...
4 likes
Children love to have their art displayed and admired
8 likes
Put an end to slipping pillowcases and spice up plain covers by adding some fabric to your pillowcas...
5 likes
Make your front door, fridge or any place that you can stick magnets, a spider nesting spot
4 likes
At a fraction of the price of getting your photos mounted on canvas in the store, these canvas art p...
5 likes
Add some pizzazz to a wall in your house without spending a lot of money on wall decals, stencils or...
5 likes
view all articles by Janine
Articles by Janine on Other Hubs
I have never used store bought puff paint as I thought the experience of making our own would be par...
13 likes
We like to give a little something at Valentine's but I really dislike giving out candy
5 likes
These art candles are fun and easy to make and make a perfect Mother's Day gift! Fingerprint flowers...
7 likes
Combine the fun of play dough with the great smell of candy canes
4 likes
ID: 38132
[ Submit a Comment ]
Categories
 
Copyright 2012-2021 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version