We've found a new method (and tutorial!) for making pillowcase dresses which eliminates the traditional drawstring casing that is a choking hazard for children. By using
instead of the drawstring, you are preserving the adjustability of ties. For the winter months, try using
, over long sleeve t-shirts, turtlenecks, and
! Jen Leheny of
, and wrote this excellent tutorial
You will need:
• 1 pillowcase, cleaned and pressed •
30cm (12”) of 1.3cm (1/2”) wide elastic
• 1 package of
. Alternatively, use 150cm (60”) of
for decorating the lower edge of the dress • Matching
SWN Members who have made pillowcase dresses:
Check out the many different (and beautiful) photos of pillowcases these members have made!
Amy Butler Love Flannel Tumble Roses Pink
Designed by Amy Butler for Westminster Fabrics, this double napped flannel (brushed on both sides) features a large scale rose design. The color palette includes pink, rose, orchid, citron and aqua. Use for quilting and craft projects as well as apparel and home decor accents.