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Thread: Pillow cases

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    Super Member wesing's Avatar
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    Kimberly and I rode the Megabus from Knoxville to Washington DC a few weeks ago. We didn't have any travel pillows, so when we stopped at a big truck stop and found some for a good price, we picked up two.

    Of course, when we got home we had to make custom cases for them. We just had to "wing it" as far as sizes. I started with 19" of case fabric, 2.5" of accent, and 10" of cuff. I ended up cutting about 10.5" of width off the fabric to make it wrap around the pillows with a .5" seam.

    The body fabric on mine was a bargain. I loved it so much that she told me to buy all they had. I think we paid $1 or $2 a yard for 8 yards of it. Kimberly wanted music for hers and we had several to choose from; we can't seem to resist music fabric.

    Thanks for looking.

    Darren

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    Nice

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    Nice

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    Love them both..good job on the pattern adjusting..thanks for sharing..crafty_linda_b

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    Very nice! I love the music fabric, myself! Good job!

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    cute

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    Good job. Are you ready for the next trip?

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    Great job...I have made many they are easy to make and come in so handy for gifts.

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    Cute.

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    good job. Loves your choice of fabric.

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    I love the music fabric. Nice job on the cases.

    Vicky

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    nice cases

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    Great job. Love the idea of travel pillows!!

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    Good job!

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    It's fun making pillowcases.I don't buy mine just make them.

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    Fun! :D

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    So fun. It is so wonderful that you can get fabric that has someone's interest or hobby on it.

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    I have a pillow that size and no case for it. its my favorite pillow for watching tv in my recliner. I also just bought two more pillows at joann half price (my favorite price).. anyway love your pillow cases and surely am going to make a few cases for my two new pillows. Yours look great btw.

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    Very nice!

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    Your pillows are very nice. I am presently making a few myself. Hope they look as nice as yours.

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    Arent those fun to make??? I love the music themed one!

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    Beautiful!! Love the fabrics!!

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    The "housewife" pillowcase is another version that works well -

    http://www.alternative-windows.com/pillow-cases.htm

    It keeps the pillow from falling out of the case.

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    Cool! My sis would love the music one....she's a music teacher.......hmmmmmm.......you may have given me an idea!

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    Love the colors!

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