This is easier than it seams…pun intended..hehe. Could you post a how-to or a photo of a finished item with a French seam. Each tie is 2 inches wide and needs to be at least 6 inches long. The first step is to select the type of linen you want to use for your duvet cover. 1 Measure the width and length of your duvet, and add 1 inch to each measurement.

Just create a 2-3 inch seam at the outermost edges so the two pieces of linen are attached by the corners. Thanks! Fold the serged edge over 1/2 inch, wrong sides together, and press the fold. All that's required to make one are a decent amount of fabric and a few hours of cutting and sewing.

Then you can clean finish your seam allowance by using a zigzag stitch along the edge. Step 4: Holding the top two corners tightly, flip the duvet cover right side out over the comforter. Open the fold.

All beds are the same length unless you have a California King. For the narrower panels, line up the edge of your ruler with the edge of the fabric and mark off the width you'd like. This is why when we find a pattern we like, we just need to share it with…, The 90s trends are making a major fashion comeback to the catwalks around the globe and back into our wardrobes. We don't as a general policy investigate the solvency of companies mentioned (how likely they are to go bust), but there is a risk any company can struggle and it's rarely made public until it's too late (see the. that includes seam allowance and fasterning. I cut the orange into four strips: two measured 7" X 90", and two measured 7" X 100".

The easiest way to do this is to lay your fabric on top of your bed and take some measurements. You can use 4 buttons for this duvet, evenly spaced in the center of your duvet. 1. Any feedback here? 2. To cut and make the duvet cover, follow this short list of steps. First, measure the buttons you purchased so you now how big to make the holes. Lay the cover inside out on the bed, place the duvet on top of it, tie the ribbons to the matching loop, turn it right side out. Well, two gigantic sheets. If I remember correctly, a king size duvet is 220cm long and 230cm wide.

If you have any more questions or suggestions, feel free to let us know! These instructions are for a twin size duvet cover but the same information can be applied to make a queen or king duvet cover as well -- you'll just need more fabric. I will show you one of my favorites in just a few steps. Now it is time to add buttonholes to one side of your duvet hem. Align the other section to the other side of the zipper teeth and sew it in place. on Introduction.

You should now have two duvet pieces, a top and a bottom. To create a french seam, pin the WRONG sides of your fabric together and stitch using a 1/4" seam allowance.

I’m assuming the grain should go with the length of the cover, and the length of the cover would be essential to figuring out yardage. Making the duvet. For a Full size, 9 yards will do. 1 graphic fabric panel, 45" X 56"

I sewed one 100" strip of the orange to the top of the orange/gray/orange piece and the other 100" strip of the orange to the bottom of the orange/gray/orange piece. Center the buttonholes between the bottom edge and the stitch line.

Close the zipper to complete the duvet cover. I wish I had your pattern last year. The cover in this post is for a twin size duvet which measures 64" x 86". This sewalong will take you through the pattern construction with step-by-step photographs and in-depth instructions. Join fabric sections as necessary.

At this point, you have options as to how to close the end after you've put the comforter inside: Velcro closings, buttons, snaps, buttonholes with cord or ribbon running along width of the cover. You can use snaps, twill tape ties, even velcro! We often link to other websites, but we can't be responsible for their content. Good Luck! Thanks-. Just seam up both edges and hem the top! Did you make this project? First of all, EVERYTHING hinges on your measurements.

1. Trying to wrap my mind around inserting a zipper. The fabric will shrink after you launder it, so you should purchase 10% more than you need.

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Here is a helpful pattern if you are planning to make a duvet cover. I have always wanted to do this, but needed instructions. Open the zipper 10 inches. You will want to leave it like this until you are ready to insert a zipper, sew buttons, etc.

I add loops in the same places to my duvet (why don’t they come with them?) Insert welt cord or tassel fringe into the perimeter seam for added customization. The duvet cover features a handy zipper closure and ties in the corner to keep the duvet in place. scissors Fold down the raw edges of the open end. Proudly powered by. Voila! Keep making marks along the length of the fabric as this will ensure that you will get a straight line to cut on. Stitch together your vertical panels using a French seam. Just one little click You’ll use the full width of your fabric for the center panel of your duvet cover. Insert each tie into the bottom fold of your duvet and sew along the hem to attach them. Thank you! The picture above gives you a better idea of how the tie is attached while you sew the hem along the bottom. Give it a shake and a fluff until the duvet cover falls down to cover most of the comforter. Because your bed is the boss of the decor in the bedroom, the coverings are the center of attention. Once sewn, they a beautiful way to close your duvet. The vertical lines that go down both sides indicates the seams that hold the separate pieces of linen together. Sheets are an economical source of wide-width, washable fabric well suited to duvet covers. Thank you for this tutorial! My question regards the finishing directions… “Just seam up both edges and hem the top.” I just made a king size duvet cover using 102 inch wide unbleached muslin from Hobby Lobby for $8.99 per yard– JoAnn Fabric also carries it. You’ll find loads of helpful tips and extra details beyond the instructions provided in the booklet. I'm going to call the orange bordered side Side A and the white bordered side Side B. I made this and absolutely don’t know how I ever slept before. Step 5: Pull the duvet cover down. Cut two pieces of duvet cover fabric, one for the top and one for the bottom, to these measurements. Serge or zigzag one width edge on both the top and bottom pieces. 9 yards white muslin (45"w) If your duvet has loops of twill tape at the corners, you can stitch twill tape ties into the corners of your duvet to hold the duvet in place. These instructions are for a twin size duvet cover but the same information can be applied to make a queen or king duvet cover as well -- you'll just need more fabric. Measure the duvet that you would like to cover. I don't mind plain fabrics as I have an embroidery machine and do my own embellishments. I’ve found over the years that sometimes the instructions for something you do all the time may not always be clear to everyone. http://www.dunelm-mill.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/MCategory_11100_22-14878_-1_10551, http://www.alternative-windows.com/duvet-covers.htm. Does this HAVE to be done in linen. Click on the pattern to see all the measurements! ... Bring home a reversible duvet cover that you won’t get tired of, and a pretty bedskirt to keep things elegant. Serge or zigzag the seams.

The…, Even though hot sunny days are over, we thought we would share with you this great shorts pattern called the Orion Shorts by the French designer French Poetry. Press the outer seams.

So easy to get your comforter into the cover.