Contrast Tied Pillow Cover Sewing Guide

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Contrast Tied Pillow Cover Sewing Guide Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You need to be able to cut out pattern pieces from basic rectangle shapes, stitch both straight and zigzag seams.

Pattern Description:

This sewing guide is suitable for anyone who has basic experience of using a sewing machine and following simple sewing patterns.

It shows you how to make an envelope style(no zip) cushion cover to fit a 16" or 18" cushion pad. This design uses two coordinating fabrics, one for the main cover and a contrasting one for the flap and ties.

It is so striking when made from a patterned and plain mix in two similar shades but equally you could use floral with dotty, striped with plain or bright contrasting colours. Try out different combinations from your fabric collection!

The sewing guide is 10 pages long and has simple step-by-step instructions with lots of close up photographs to show you how.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The sewing guide shows you how to make a 40cms (16") or 45cms (18") cushion (pillow) cover:


  • Approximately 70cms (3/4yd) of 135cm (54") wide furnishing fabric in main colour.
  • Approximately 50cms (1/2yd) of 135cms (54") wide contrast cotton for ties & lining
  • Matching thread

You Will Also Need:

  • 40 or 46cm (16" or 18") cushion pad
  • Sewing machine Scissors Iron Tape measure Pins

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Helen Newton and I am based in Cheshire in the UK. Fabric is my passion and I love to create beautiful yet practical items from designer and vintage fabrics. Lilly*Blossom was formed in 2007 to share my enthusiasm for creating wonderful handmade possessions to be proud of.

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