# How many pillows can you make from a yard of fabric?

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## How many yards of fabric do I need for a 24 inch 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

## Can you make a pillow out of a yard of fabric?

A half-yard (18 inches) of 60-inch wide fabric is enough for two complete pillows up to 13 inches wide. But those two same pillows would need almost a yard (7/8) of 54-inch fabric. … No-sew pillows take more yardage. One 12- to 14-inch pillow requires a 36-inch square (1 yard).

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

Things You’ll Need

1. 45-inch-wide fabric, 3/4 yard.
2. Tape measure.
3. Fabric marker.
4. Scissors.
5. Iron.
6. Sewing machine.
8. Trim, 2 yards.

## How do you measure yards for pillows?

One piece of fabric 54 inches wide and 16 1/2 inches long produces two cushion pieces. If you need more cushion pieces, multiply the number of sets by the cut length. For example, if you need eight cushion pieces, multiply the cut length of 16 1/2 by 4 and divide by 36 for the number of yards of fabric.

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## 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 measure fabric for a pillow?

1. Measure the dimensions of your pillow. To determine the size rectangle you’ll need, add 1 inch (2.5 cm) to the height for the seam allowance, and multiply the length by 2, then add 6 inches (15 cm). (For example, an 18-inch [45.5 cm] pillow insert would require a 19-by-42-inch [48.5 cm by 106.5 cm] rectangle.)

## How much inches are there in a yard?

Here is a helpful chart to help you quickly convert linear yards into inches and feet. 1 yard in inches is 36″ in length.

## How much fabric do I need for a 12×16 pillow?

Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers

Type of Pillow Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
Square pillow forms 12 x 12 inches 1/3 yard
14 x 14 inches 1/2 yard
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard
18 x 18 inches 5/8 yard