Make a No-Sew Floral Pillow Cover

Don't have a sewing machine (or sewing skills) but want fresh, new pillows for summer? Learn how to make a trendy pillow cover using only hemming tape and an iron.
DIY No-Sew Floral Pillow

DIY No-Sew Floral Pillow

Materials Needed

one yard of bold floral fabric
extra-strong hemming tape
scissors or quilting ruler and rotary cutter
tape measure or quilting ruler
20x20" pillow insert

Cut Fabric

Cut one 22 x 22" square and two 22 x 14" rectangles.

How to Make a No-Sew Floral Pillow

How to Make a No-Sew Floral Pillow

Apply Hemming Tape

On one 22" side of each rectangle, fold the edge in 1" and iron. Place the hemming tape inside the fold and iron again, creating a creased edge. Both rectangles should now have one edge folded in and ironed.

How to Make a No-Sew Floral Pillow

How to Make a No-Sew Floral Pillow

Line Up Edges

Place the square face up on the table. Put one rectangle face down over the square with the folded edge in the center of the square and the left edges lined up. Put the other rectangle face down over the first with the folded edge in the middle of the square and the right edge lined up with the right edge of the square.

Attach Edges

Use the hemming tape to iron all four edges together. Put a strip of hemming tape in-between both layers of fabric against the edge. Press with an iron for a few seconds. Continue around the square until all the edges are "hemmed" with tape. Let cool.

Insert Pillow Form

Turn the pillow right side out through the center opening. Insert your pillow form. You've just made a no-sew pillow cover!


Use your brand-new bold and colorful pillow to add summer style to your home in the most unexpected spaces — even your home office.

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