I finally got around to making some more pillowcases. Just in time for Valentine's Day I made a bunch of festive pillow cases using and tweaking my trusty 10 minute pillow case tutorial. This is a tutorial for the Big Bow Pillow case.

Step 1:

I used 17" square pillow cases so my measurements are based off of that. If you have different size pillows check out my basic pillow case tutorial for info about how to get the measurements for different sizes and add 11 inches to whatever you need.

For a 17" pillow you'll need  28" of fabric (by the width probably 44" or 60").

For a 17" pillow case you'll need fabric cut to 17x38 (pillow case), 9-11x38 (bow), 6x6 (bow tie). My red pillow case I used the 11x38 inch bow and the pink one was a 9x 38 inch bow.
Very cute and CLEVER! Thanks for posting step by step instructions! Very helpful!
I LOVE making pillows, AND bows. I'm making a couple for my grand daughter for Valentine's Day from 1 knitted dress (from a thrift store). This is SO cute I might have to make her one more! Thanks for submitting this
I agree, so adorable! So simple, comfy and cute :)
Holy cow these are cute. I love them! Thank you so much for sharing this here!
thanks so much!

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