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    Super Member Connie in CO's Avatar
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    I was wondering if anyone likes and makes pillowcases.

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    I make a few of them.I like to give them as gifts for my grandkids as they are easy to mail and it's a fun way to use up novelty fabrics. I also use them for gift wrapping presents. I just made one tonight for my aunt's 85 birthday and covered an empty wipes container with the same fabric and placed a few toiletry items in it that can sit prettily at her bedside.

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    I've been making them for Christmas presents and some for myself.

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    I am waiting for the opportunity to try this new craze.

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    I have made about 25 so far for the million pillowcase challenge. They are quick and easy to make and I like to imagine how happy they will make some young boy or girl. I have made some for the military as well and hope that they bring a touch of home to someone far away.

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    Great for quick gifts, love making them. Weddings, birthdays, Christmas.......I made 150 3 years ago for local hospital give away. My SIL has asked me to make cases for her family. they all loved them.

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    I made 2 pillowcases tonight, but didn't like thw fabric so I will keep them for us. Will make some more as gifts. I do like to make them. My DGG gets them for all the holidays when she is away at college. Helps to keep in touch with them.

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    I have not done one yet. I understand they are really easy so this may sound like a silly question. Does anyone have a pattern for doing them. One of our LQS is doing a collection for our local children's hospital. Maybe after Christmas I will have time to do some.

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    The group I sew with has been making and collecting pillowcases for the million pillowcase drive. We have about 100 now and are sewing this Fri and next to finish up then the count will be posted and the pillowcases given to an outlet for needy children and to local nursing homes.

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    I have made a few.

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    Chamby and Craftyone27 Sent you both a pm on Pillowcases.

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    I love making pillowcases. Comes in handy when loved ones deploy, too.

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    If you are talking to me,i don't know about the PM's

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    Love making pillowcases! I make them for each quilt (that's not very many right now). The bed can be made with them or the quilt can be stored inside the case. Make them for the grandkids, too. They LOVE them!

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    I like to make a set to go with my quilts.

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    I've made around eighteen and have fabric for forty more. I will give them to our local school for teenage girls and boys.
    After that, all that I make will go to the Veterans Hospital an hour from me.

    PS - I have made two for me and some in the making for Christmas.

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    :oops: All i have to do is look up and see New Private Messages.

    OK,this is one of two i just finished the other day
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    Made more than I care to admit to.

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    The sure use up my stach.Now i have room for more stach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craftyone27
    I have not done one yet. I understand they are really easy so this may sound like a silly question. Does anyone have a pattern for doing them. One of our LQS is doing a collection for our local children's hospital. Maybe after Christmas I will have time to do some.
    Craftyone, check out the youtube video that the missouri quilt company has for a tutorial. I watched the video on the weekend and made two pillow cases right after. It is so easy after watching this video. They are fun and quick!

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    Craftyone,check your PM's

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    I love making them. They're quick and easy and so appreciated. Children I've given them to just love the colors and novelty prints. I'm now starting to make them so they match the quilts I'm making (duh). Lots of fun, especially if you use the "seamless" version. It's not really seamless but looks really nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanTx
    Love making pillowcases! I make them for each quilt (that's not very many right now). The bed can be made with them or the quilt can be stored inside the case. Make them for the grandkids, too. They LOVE them!
    What a great idea!

    :thumbup:

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    I love making them and I have done a few swaps with them. They re very easy to do.

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    I always make matching pillowcases to give with every quilt.

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