Pillow Sham Patterns
An Easy Bedroom Makeover


Pillow Sham Patterns

Renew your bedroom with these pillow sham patterns. I wanted to treat myself to a luxury bedding set. After seeing the prices I decided to make my own for a fraction of the cost.

I found a sale on cotton sheets. I paired it up with satin pillowcases and two pillow shams. Then I made two throws and filled them with memory foam pillow inserts for extra comfort. These are definitely the best pillows I've ever had.

I got so excited that I even made a comforter. I love the colors and the soft cotton fabrics. With these simple ideas, I did a room makeover and only spent a few bucks.

Here's the tutorial for making the pillow shams if you wanna give it a try.

Supplies

(for two pillow sham patterns)

  • 2 yds. of fabric 45 in. wide
  • Matching thread

How to Make the Shams

  1. Cut two rectangles of each:

    • 22 1/2 in. x 31 1/2 in.
    • 22 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in.
    • 22 1/2 in. x 14 in.
  2. Hem one of the small edges on each of the smaller rectangles. Fold 1/2 in. first and then 1 in.
  3. Place the largest rectangle with the right side of fabric towards the top on a flat surface. Put the medium rectangle on top with the right side downwards.

    The hemmed side should be towards the middle and the unfinished one aligned with the larger rectangle.

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  5. Put the smallest rectangle on top and align it to the other side.

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  7. Sew the edge leaving a 3/8 in. seam allowance. Clip the corners and turn inside out.

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  9. Draw a rectangle with tailor's chalk 2 in. from the edge and topstitch.

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