¼ yard for hem for standard, 1/3 yard for king
1 to 2 inches by width of the fabric for decorative trim
Wash, dry, and press all fabrics. Straighten fabrics. (See Tutorial)
With right sides together, lay pillowcase body fabric (green in picture) on cutting mat. Lay hem fabric (red) with right sides together and trim fabric (white) with right sides together on top of body fabric, lining up fold edge.
Pin across side and one end of body. Sew with a ¼ inch seam allowance and zigzag (or serge).
Pin short sides of hem. Sew with a ¼ inch seam allowance and zigzag (or serge). Pin short end of trim, if desired. Sew with a ¼ inch seam allowance. Zigzag.
Turn and press all pieces.
Lay folded trim to right side of body, raw edges together. With edge of hem that you did not press, lay right side of hem on top of trim. Match seams and pressed side creases. Pin and sew through all layers with a ¼ inch seam allowance. Zigzag. Press seam allowance toward hem, being careful to keep trim down.
Here’s the finished pillowcase!