Then I laid each panel onto my 42 inch wide piece, print side to print side, and sewed down the edge with a 1 inch seam. It is inexpensive, uncomplicated, and can sew through thick fabrics or multiple layers with no problem. With every pattern imaginable from watercolour inspired florals, to opulent animal prints, there are many designs which will create a bold statement in your bedroom. I would make the middle panel of your duvet cover the full width of the fabric and then the remainder width that you need will be divided by two for the 2 side panels. How well do you think using a blended fabric would work? Excludes items with heavyweight charges and drop ship items shipped directly from the manufacturer. Anyway, I have a question for you. Trust me, I am no neat freak.
Then I tie the comforter to the corners before turning right side out. So how many yards of fabric do I need for the top and the bottom? This is what I have been looking for. Was it put with the pocket inside or outside? Allow 1 inch for each seam. And I can select a fabric color that hides the inevitable dog hair at the foot of the bed. But it seems like too much messing around to iron it everyday.
I bought a new flat sheet for the back layer. I used Mountain Magic spoon flower fabric, but one thing you have to be aware of is shrinkage. The problem you may still run into is not being able to find that kind of fabric in a large scale pattern which is why I bought my fabric from spoonflower. The alternative is a comforter which does not have a removable insert but is still thick or a coverlet, which is more like a heavy blanket. Let me know if you have any further questions! Measure your insert and then add 4 inches to both the length and width to allow for your seams.
I just hope it comes close to looking as nice as yours. For the Length I would advise buying a little extra — say 5 yards and 8 in. A duvet cover is just what it sounds to be. That way the insert will stay in the corners. I walked into the fabric store and got overwhelmed with the choices.
I would still like to use a soft sheet for the back. Then I ran it through my sewing machine to keep it in place. Pin the image below by hovering over it! I would love a plain side and a patterned side. I did this to save money. So the hardest part will be finding a place to lay out a giant piece of fabric. Mine is 96 inches long.
Now I have one big 67 inch wide top layer. Let me know if you have any other questions. Hope you have a great day. Thank you so much for your great tutorial. I used double full sheets as they were plenty wide enough. The fabric store can be quite overwhelming.
In a multitude of designs ranging from simple and sophisticated to fabulously eye-catching, there are luxury and to complement a wide range of decor and themes and a well-chosen design has the ability to instantly refresh your sleeping space. Duvet covers are great because you can change up your bedding decor as often as you would like simply by switching a cover! Because was 42 inches wide I added panels on each side to make it 67 inches. Now decide which end you want to go at the bottom of the bed and fold that edge over 1 inch, then again 1 inch, pin in place and sew. Lay your top layer print side down onto the bottom layer and pin all the way around on the 3 sides, not pinning on the side with the hem and pocket. For the bottom layer add an extra 6-8 inches to the length so that you can create the pocket for the insert to fit into on the end with the vlecro.
You will want to to know the measurements of the insert and then the number of yards will depend on the width of your fabric. A fun pattern in vibrant shades adds a playful theme to neutral decor and can be refreshed with new pillowcases and sheets as children grow older. For the ultimate in chic then look no further than our selection of silk duvets, which are naturally hypoallergenic, body temperature regulating and of course exquisitely soft. Update your spare room or give kids' bedrooms a makeover with our single duvet covers. Pattern Duvet Covers Florals and stripes and dots, oh my! Material is everything with duvet covers and also a fantastic indicator of luxuriousness. We have a king-sized water bed, so I know I have my work cut out for me. TinaK A duvet is typically a white comforter made with down or down alternative.
This will be the part that opens to put your insert in, so you want it to be a clean edge. And the print squares are from the duvet that was ripping. Hello, Loved your detailed instructions on making custom duvet covers. A duvet is just the cover that goes over the insert. I browsed Spoonflower collection and I am in love with them! How to Make a Duvet Cover This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.
When searching for fabric for the top, what kind of fabric should I choose. The duvet cover I made in the tutorial was for a twin sized duvet insert. Just smooth it out with your hand, right out of the dryer - is no fuss, no muss. On the other hand, the selection of calming, demure designs is also vast for those that want a neutral decor in the bedroom. They aslo aid in keeping expensive duvets clean, avoiding expensive dry cleaning costs or over washing. You might also like… About Corey Corey is the creative behind Hey There, Home where she shares easy-to-follow and beautiful home decor and entertaining ideas.