Home    Subscribe    Contact    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 (21)      Kids (25)      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
Add some pizzazz to a wall in your house without spending a lot of money on wall decals, stencils or...
5 likes
Tired of using up precious drawer space to store your gift bags and gift wrap? Create a simple wall ...
5 likes
Create an elegant and simple centerpiece easily using materials you already have on hand! Split peas...
8 likes
A simple terracotta pot gets a fun makeover with chalkboard paint! A great way to personalize a pot ...
8 likes
If you have a rock, shell or various knick-knacks collection, try this easy method to display items ...
5 likes
Display the special first day of school pictures in this cute chalkboard frame
8 likes
view all articles by Janine
Articles by Janine on Other Hubs
Yummy and easy, these chocolate covered pretzels are great for any special occasion
6 likes
Take chalk art to a vertical space outside by making this easy outdoor chalk board! Mount it on a de...
6 likes
Handmade note cards are so nice to receive and can be simple and easy to make as well! These caterpi...
10 likes
Make trick or treating a little more special with these Halloween treat bags that kids can customize...
11 likes
ID: 38132
[ Submit a Comment ]
Categories
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version