# How much fabric do I need to make a 18×18 pillow?

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## How much fabric do I need for a 18×18 pillow?

Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers

Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
14 x 14 inches 1/2 yard
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard
18 x 18 inches 5/8 yard
20 x 20 inches 3/4 yard

## How much fabric do I need to make a 16×16 pillow?

fabric {1/2 yard is good for a 16 X 16 or smaller pillow}

## How much fabric do I need for a 20×20 envelope pillow?

How much fabric do I need to make envelope pillow covers?

1. 16″ x 16″ – cut 17″ x 38″ – 1/2 yard of fabric.
2. 18″ x 18″ – cut 19″ x 42″ – 2/3 yards of fabric.
3. 20″ x 20″ – cut 21″ x 46″ -3/4 yards of fabric.

## How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?

Opt for a pillowcase measuring 1/2 to 1 inch longer than the pillow length and 2 1/2 to 4 inches wider than the pillow width, if you’re buying a ready-made pillowcase.

## How do you figure yardage for a pillow?

How to Estimate Yardage for Cushions

1. Measure the cushion. …
2. Add 1 1/2 inches to each of the width and length for the fabric cut measurement. …
3. Measure the fabric width. …
4. Divide the fabric width by the required cut width. …
5. Measure the width of the fabric.
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## How do I calculate how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

1. Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
2. Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.

## How much fabric do I need for a 24 square pillow?

Basic Square Pillow

SIZE Fabric Repeat: 0″ TRIM
20″ 2/3 yd 2 1/3 yds
22″ 2/3 yd 2 1/2 yds
24″ 2/3 yd 2 3/4 yds
27″ 3/4 yd 3 1/4 yds

## How much should an envelope pillow overlap?

Basic Instructions:

The ends will overlap approximately 3″ at the back when finished. This extra fabric is to ensure that the pillow form will be hidden when the pillow cover is in place. To calculate the fabric measurement you will need measure your pillow insert.