100 Days Smarter Homemade Tattoos from Nikki In Stitches and Silhouette Homemade Temporary Tattoos For Your Little Ones {And A Silhouette Portrait™ Giveaway!}


These little “100th Day Of School” tattoos were a big hit when I posted them on Instagram and Facebook a few weeks ago, so when Silhouette said their specialty media products were being featured this month, I was so excited to share a few tricks for making them. They really are simple, and a HUGE hit with the kiddos!

Below you’ll find my tips for using Silhouette’s temporary tattoo paper, PLUS details on the specialty media sale. (As always, if you don’t have a machine, you can find one bundled with lots of goodies below! And if you do have a machine, you can just stock up on your favorite goodies! If you just can’t wait to start shopping, click here, and use promo code STITCHES to get your 30% off discount!)

AND I’m giving away a Silhouette Portrait! YAY!!

Scroll down for all the details!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches

1. Tattoo Tips and Tricks

The temporary tattoo paper comes with really good instructions, but there are still a few insider tips I can share. This is technically a print & cut project, so I’m sharing a few tricks for that, too!

1. Don’t forget to mirror your image! I like to create my tattoo completely, group it together, and then mirror the entire thing. From there, replicate it as much as you need to in order to fill the page!

2. Get creative with the designs you use! I found the apple for these tattoos here in the Silhouette shop. It comes with a few other “school” themed designs that I may or may not use, but the apple was so perfect, that’s ok! And that’s a big tip I give people when they ask how I select what designs to buy from the Silhouette store. I don’t just look at the entire thing. I look at the individual pieces, too! For example at the holidays, I picked up a few pretty intricate designs, just because I liked the snowflake that was part of it. Once you get comfortable inside the Silhouette software, it gets much easier to take bits and pieces of multiple designs and put them together to create a project of your own!

3. Adjust your registration mark settings! As with ALL print & cut projects, I always make the same adjustments to my page set up. In the “Registration Marks” window, I always increase my margins to 1″ all the way around. And I always increase the registration mark size and thickness to their max. It just makes it so much easier for your machine to detect them! The picture below highlights those changes for you!

4. Turn all the lights on in your craft room! I know this may sound silly, but it really does help your machine find those registration marks!

5. Check and double check your cut lines! As you create your tattoo (or any print & cut design!) almost everything comes with cut lines, and you ONLY want to cut the perimeter of your tattoo. Before you click cut, BE SURE to select all of the “inside” if your tattoo and select “No Cut” from the “Cut Style” window. The only thing that should be cut is the very perimeter of your tattoo! Again, I have a picture below that will help you see exactly what I mean!

2. Sale Details!

  • All specialty media products are 30% off! That includes your favorites like double-sided adhesive, magnet paper, printable foil, and printable sticker paper…just to name a few! Hurry! This sale is while supplies last! Click here to start shopping and use promo code STITCHES to get your discount!
  • The CAMEO bundle:

1 Silhouette CAMEO® plus the following print & cut related items:

  • 1 package of temporary tattoo paper
  •  1 package of printable adhesive kraft paper
  • 1 package of printable adhesive gold foil
  • 1 package of printable adhesive silver foil
  • 1 package of printable white sticker paper
  • 1 package of printable clear sticker paper
  • 1 package of printable adhesive cotton canvas for $269.99 (MSRP $357.92)
  • The Portrait bundle:

1 Silhouette Portrait™ plus the following print & cut related items:

  • 1 package of temporary tattoo paper
  •  1 package of printable adhesive kraft paper
  • 1 package of printable adhesive gold foil
  • 1 package of printable adhesive silver foil
  • 1 package of printable white sticker paper
  • 1 package of printable clear sticker paper
  • 1 package of printable adhesive cotton canvas for $129.99 ($237.92 MSRP)
If you’re interested in one of the bundles, click here to head over to the Silhouette site and get shopping!

And be sure to use promo code STITCHES to get your discount!

(This offer is only good from 3/20/14 to 3/31/14!)

PS…Did you notice all the goodies that come bundled with the machines? I’m so excited for those of you just jumping into crafting with a CAMEO or Portrait!

PPS…If you’d like a peek at some of these products in action, Silhouette has a cute little video demonstrating each of them here!

3. The GIVEAWAY!!

As always, I’m keeping things simple! There’s a Rafflecopter entry form below with a few different ways to enter. You can enter as many ways as you’d like! (If you’re reading this in your email inbox and can’t see the Rafflecopter entry form, click here to be taken right to the Nikki, In Stitches site!)

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{Annie} On The Importance Of A Proper Pincushion {Annie} On The Importance Of A Proper Pincushion

I can remember when I was little she always had Creative Circle kits for me to work on.  I remember one in particular was a duck in a bathtub. It was the hardest one I had done so far. She would help me with the more complicated stitches. I would sit for hours working on it.

Then I got older, my interests changed…we didn’t craft much together for a long time.

She called one day out of the blue about ten years ago and said “I need a quilt and I’d like you to help me make it.” How could I say no? She had fostered a love for crafting in my mother and me for literally as long as we both can remember. How could I not drop everything to help her?

So that’s what I did.

We spent the weekend at my mom’s…the three of us cutting, sewing, and pressing. We each had our jobs.

I had designed the quilt beforehand based on what she wanted. I sewed. My mom pressed.

And Annie…well…Annie was in charge of the pins.

When we first arrived and started setting up, she took a quick glance at my pincushion and gave me a look that only Annie could give. “Nickels, is that really how you keep your pins?” I was caught.

And that’s how she got her job.

She quickly organized the pins by color and purpose.

She sat beside me and handed them to me when I needed them.

When I finished with a pile of them, she slowly and very neatly put them back in their proper position.

And now, every single day, when I sit down to sew, I take the time to put each pin back in its proper place.

Every time I walk into my craft room and see my perfectly arranged pincushion, I think of her, and miss her so very much…especially today.

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let's talk crafts - nikki in stitches (volume 2) Pull Up A Chair…Let’s Talk Crafts (Volume 2)

Life gets crazy pretty fast.

And with warm weather (hopefully) around the corner, things aren’t going to slow down.

So I thought it would be nice today to take some time to just chat. This post was such a hit last time around, why not grab a cup of coffee and join in the fun again?

(Plus, I just really love talking back and forth with all of you!)

Let’s do it today, now, before we’re (again…hopefully) busy outside, soaking up some sunshine!

Comment on any of the topics you see below. (If you’re reading this in your inbox, just click here to go right to the Nikki, In Stitches site where you’ll be able to comment!) Feel free to reply back and forth to each other. I’ll be jumping into the fun, too!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches

1. The End Is Near

If you’ve been around here for awhile (and by awhile I mean like at least four years!) you may have seen bits and pieces of this Baltimore style Halloween quilt posted. It is finally almost done, but I feel like I’ve said that many times before. The entire quilt is actually assembled, and the borders are on. I’m now hand appliquéing a border of bats all the way around the outside, and then it really, for real, will be done.

What’s the longest you’ve ever worked on a project?

Truth be told (and this is painful for me to admit) this isn’t my longest “WIP.”

I actually have a paper pieced quilt that I started in (chokes into her hand so that it’s hard for you understand her) 2006, that is still in pieces in a corner of my craft room. <— I can’t believe I just admitted that.

2. I’m Painting Everything In Sight

Tis the season (almost) for yard sales, so I’m gearing up by sharpening my furniture painting skills. I’ve painted a few things in the past, but used very basic techniques. Pretty much “paint, sand, wax” was my go-to method. I’m hoping to add in a few new tricks of the trade to the pieces I pick up this spring and summer. I’m actually dreaming of a complete craft room makeover so I have my eyes open for pieces I could store supplies in.

Are you a furniture painter? Have you tried it? With the new paints on the market now, it’s really not as hard as you might think.

3. Connect?

Have any Silhouette owners out there tried Connect? It (and the Designer Edition upgrade are both on sale this week) but I can’t give an opinion on it, or provide any tips for using it, since I don’t yet have it. I’ve posted here before about how much I love the Designer Edition upgrade, but if anyone still has questions about what it offers over the basic software, feel free to post them here!

If you’d like to see the Designer Edition in action, you can find a quick video in this post.

And if you’d like to purchase it (or Connect) for yourself, just click here and be sure to use promo code STITCHES!

 

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Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit - Getting Started Creating Your Own Stamps Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit (And Supplies!) Are On Sale!

Silhouette has decided to squeeze in one more sale in February…and it’s a good one!

They are featuring the Stamping Starter Kit, but almost all supplies are on sale, too!

Not only can you grab your favorite goodies to play with (Have you picked up the washi paper yet? LOVE IT!), but this is also a great time to stock up on mats and blades!

All the sale details are below, PLUS a quick intro on how to use the Stamping Starter Kit. (You may have seen this how-to here before, but a lot of people seem to have questions about this, so I thought it was a good one to repost!)

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches 

Sale 411

As usual, there are bundles available, so if you’re ready to jump into crafting with a Silhouette cutting system you can get your machine and supplies all together for a discounted price. If you already have a machine, just pick up your favorite goodies!

You can get:

  • 1 CAMEO, 1 stamping starter kit, 1 light hold cutting mat, 1 teal CAMEO dust cover for $269.99 (MSRP $351.96)
  • 1 Portrait, 1 stamping starter kit, 1 light hold cutting mat, 1 grey Portrait dust cover for $129.99 (MSRP $229.96)
  • The stamping starter kit 25% off!
  • Almost everything at silhouetteamerica.com 20% off!

    (Excludes Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, downloads, download cards, subscriptions, and gift cards.)

  • PLUS: all orders over $25.00 ship free (This includes the machine bundles, however it only applies to the lower 48 states!)

Ready to start shopping?

Click here to head over to the Silhouette site and get going!

And be sure to use promo code STITCHES to get your discount!

(This offer is only good from 2/20/14 to 2/28/14!)

How To Create Your Own Stamps…Plus A Few “Getting Started” Tips!

Using the Silhouette Stamping Materials really couldn’t be easier. In the picture above you can see a quick set of magnets I made for my kiddos. This is an easy project (perfect for getting familiar with what works and what doesn’t when using this new stamp medium) that uses free designs that come with the Stamping Starter Kit, and is a great way to help showcase my little ones’ artwork that they bring home from school!

You can see in the screen shot below that creating the stamp in the Silhouette software couldn’t be easier. I have the balloon, which I will cut from the stamping material, and then the outline (a bit larger all around than the actual design) that I will cut from Kraft paper.

NOTE: To make the outline (the background I will cut from Kraft paper), I use the “Offset” feature. Here’s a quick picture tutorial to walk you through it!

 

 

And it’s that easy to outline a design! Separate the two pieces and now you have your background shape that you can cut from your Kraft paper, and your actual balloon design that you will cut from your stamp medium!

Note: This same trick works with text, too! You can create a background for a sentiment, or even use this technique to “thicken up” a skinny font!

Using your cutting system, cut the Kraft paper background first. Then the balloon stamp. Place the balloon stamp on an acrylic block. Ink up the stamp. And since the block is clear, it’s easy to line it up on my Kraft background, and simply stamp!

A few of you have already sent questions my way as to how the stamping material works, and I’ve answered three of the most popular requests for help below. If you have other questions, and would like them answered before purchasing, just send them over and I’ll get back to you ASAP! Nikki@NikkiInStitches.com

Do you have to use a special cutting mat?

YES! The Stamping Starter Kit comes with a special cutting mat, and you must use it to create the stamps. It is perforated with little holes, which help keep your stamp from distorting during the cutting / transferring to the acrylic block process.

Do all designs in the Silhouette Online Store work as stamps?

I can’t answer that just yet since I myself am just getting started, but I can say that with a bit of playing, you can make most of your favorites work. Keep in mind, you don’t use a transfer paper to move your stamp from your cutting mat to your acrylic block, so if there are lots of tiny pieces in your design, getting them all in the right spots could be tricky. Personally, I am starting with simple shapes and slowly starting to play with more complicated ones!

Do you have to mirror your text when making a stamp?

No. The stamping material will adhere to the block from either side, so there really isn’t a need to flip your text…just flip your stamp before sticking it to your acrylic block!

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Uncharted Craft Waters - Nikki In Stitches Uncharted Craft Waters

Do you still get that “butterfly in your tummy” feeling when you start a new craft adventure?

That “I can’t wait to jump into this project head first, but I’m not really sure if I’ll make it out of the water unscathed” feeling?

I do.

And I love it.

It lets me know I’m still pushing myself to learn more.

It lets me know I’m still finding new creative ways to express myself.

And it lets me know I’m still just as excited about crafting as the day I started.

How about you?

When was the last time you felt that little flutter of excitement/nervousness when you looked at a pile of supplies on your work table?

I felt it today.

I finally, after literally years of drooling over it, bought myself this quilt kit.

It was one of those “wow, this is expensive, but it will keep me busy for a looooong time, so that’s how I can totally justify splurging on it” kind of purchases. And yes, I searched the entire internet for hours to find what could be the last fabric kit on the planet to go with it because with three little ones, heading out for fabric as I work through it just isn’t in the cards.

So, right now I’m looking at it.

The pile of patterns, instructions and fabric…

With that flutter in my tummy…

And I love it.

Wish me luck!

Nikki, In Stitches

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Silhouette-Portrait-Giveaway PLUS Designer Edition Sale Do You Need The Designer Edition Upgrade Of The Silhouette Software? {PLUS A Portrait Giveaway!}

We’ve been talking nonstop about Silhouette this week. Whether your a Craft Academy member or a follower on Facebook, it pretty much has been our topic of choice as of late. So when Silhouette asked if I’d like to giveaway a Portrait today I said ABSOLUTELY!!

If you scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post you’ll see a Raflecopter box to enter. If you’re reading this in your email inbox and can’t see the box, just click here to be taken right to the Nikki, In Stitches site. And good luck!

BUT WAIT!!!
If you’re already a Silhouette owner, I’ve got a little goodie for you today, too!

I think the most popular question I get from all of you is whether or not I think you should upgrade to the Designer Edition of the Silhouette software. My answer is always the same. If you’re like me, and you want to be able to use all of the free SVG files you can find online, it is absolutely worth it! I also always tell you to look for it on sale, and it then makes even more sense to upgrade. Well, look no more! The Designer Edition upgrade is on sale TODAY!

Here are the sale details. You can get:

1.    The Silhouette CAMEO®, The Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software, the glitter collection sketch pens, and the metallic collection sketch pens for $269.99 ($94 in savings)

2.    The Silhouette Portrait™, The Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software, the glitter collection sketch pens, and the metallic collection sketch pens for $129.99 ($114 in savings)

3.    40% off the Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software! That means you can get it for $29.99!

Did you see they threw in some sketch pens, too? Sweet!

Click here to get started shopping and be sure to use promo code STITCHES to get your discount!

The sale ends February 14th!

Here’s a quick video I made to show you exactly how easy it is to open and edit those SVG files with the upgrade!

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway below!

Good luck!

Nikki, In Stitches

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Silhouette-Portrait-Giveaway-promo-on-new-products {Silhouette} Totes, A Portrait Giveaway, And New Products Debuting At CHA!

I’m cutting right to the chase with today’s Silhouette post because it is PACKED with goodies!

1. There’s a sale this week on totes. Yes, you can travel in style with your CAMEO or Portrait, and I know many of you scrapbooking crop lovers will also LOVE this easy way to carry not only your machine, but all of the supplies that go with it. Details below! (PS…machines are on sale, too!)

2. I’m giving away a Silhouette Potrait™! And my Intro To Your CAMEO Class (also applicable to the Portrait). And one month in the Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy’s Crafting With Your Silhouette program…all to one lucky winner! Rafflecopter entry form is below!

3. I’ve got a promo code for all the new Silhouette products that just debuted at CHA! Yup, just use promo code STITCHES to get them all 20% off while supplies last. (Click here if you just can’t wait to get started shopping!) There are pics of each below, but I’ll tell I have my eye on one in particular…the washi paper. (Who needs a little strip of tape when you can cut a complete design in washi???)

Once again, more details for each can be found below!

Good luck in the giveaway!

Nikki, In Stitches

Every Girl Loves A Great Bag…Even If It’s For Your Silhouette!

I didn’t think I needed a tote for my CAMEO until I got one, and now I can’t imagine how I would carry her around without it! I can honestly say that the bags are not only functional…all your supplies fit right in there, too…but they are really cute!

Here are the details. You’ll see that machines are on sale, too!

1.    A Silhouette CAMEO®, a Silhouette CAMEO® rolling tote, a machine dust cover, and a $25 download card for $269.99.
MSRP: $411.97 You save over $140!

2.    A Silhouette Portrait™, a Silhouette Portrait™ rolling tote, a machine dust cover, and a $25 download card for $129.99.
MSRP: $251.97 You save over $120!

3.    Any Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait™ rolling totes in stock for 25% off!

Click here to pick up any of these offers. Just remember to use promo code STITCHES to get your discount! (PS…This tote promo ends February 1st and it is only while supplies last!)

Who Wants A Silhouette Portrait???

Entry for my giveaways is always easy. There’s a Rafflecopter entry form below with a few different ways to enter. You can enter as many ways as you’d like! (If you’re reading this in your email inbox and can’t see the Rafflecopter entry form, click here to be taken right to the Nikki, In Stitches site!)

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Wait ‘Til You See The New Silhouette Goodies!

Yes, I do get this excited about craft supplies! But let’s be honest, there are some real finds here! 

Below you’ll find pictures of each of the new products that Silhouette just released.

They are all 20% with the promo code STITCHES while supplies last! And many of you know, the new supplies usually move quick! Again, the promo on these goodies runs through February 1st, but I doubt they will last that long! 

You can get started shopping by clicking here! (NOTE: That is a link to Silhouette’s materials page in general. I’ve linked each of the pictures below right to their specific page on the Silhouette site to make shopping for your favorite even easier! You can thank me later!)

Portrait light hold cutting mat

CAMEO light hold cutting mat

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reversible sleeping mask free sewing pattern from nikki in stitches Reversible Sleeping Mask Free Sewing Pattern

The pillowcases were such a hit last week, I thought I’d give all of you a little something extra to go with them…Sleeping Masks!

We made these sleeping masks in a free online class I hosted awhile back, so there are a lot of you here that maybe haven’t seen them.

They literally take minutes to make, and will eat up your stash!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches

Materials:

  • Sleeping 
mask 
pattern 
(Click here to print and then cut out the pattern: Sleeping Mask Pattern)
  • 4″
x
8″
 scraps 
of 
two 
coordinating 
cotton
 fabrics 
and 
batting
    (This is the perfect project to use your scraps! Not only your odd cut little pieces of cotton, but also the trimmings from your quilt batting!)

  • Scissors
  • Straight 
pins
  • 3/8″
 wide 
elastic 
(cut 
to 
a 
piece 
13″ 
long)
  • Sewing
 machine 
and 
basic 
sewing 
supplies
  • Iron 
and 
ironing 
board
  • 1/4″
wide
 double 
fold 
bias 
tape 
(cut 
to 
a 
piece 
20″ 
long)

Directions:

1.
 Cut 
pattern
 shape
 3
 times,
 once 
from
 each
 of 
your
 coordinating
 cotton
 prints,
and
 once
 from your
 batting. 
Layer 
them 
together 
with
 the wrong sides of your cotton together, batting in between, as in the picture below.


2. 
Pin 
elastic 
to 
back 
of 
sleeping 
mask 
at 
each
 edge.

3.
 Open 
bias 
tape. 
Pin 
raw 
edge 
of 
bias 
tape 
along 
the 
back 
of 
the
 mask, 
all 
the 
way 
around
 the 
perimeter.

NOTE: For a finished look, fold over the last 1/2″ of bias tape, and press. Layer as in the close up pictures below. If you’re familiar with sewing a quilt binding, this technique for hiding raw edges should look familiar!




4. 
Sew 
in 
ditch 
of
 first 
bias 
tape 
fold, 
all 
the 
way 
around.


5. 
Fold 
bias 
tape 
over 
to 
the 
front 
of 
the 
mask, 
so 
that 
the 
folded 
edge falls 
just 
over 
the machine 
stitched 
seam. 
Hand 
stitch 
in 
place.


6. 
Hand 
tack 
elastic 
at 
each 
end 
of 
the 
back 
of 
the 
mask 
so 
that 
it
 goes 
”out.” 
See the pictures below for help with placement!

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Three Tips For Creating Perfectly Sized and Proportioned Designs In Your Silhouette Software Three Tips For Creating Perfectly Sized and Proportioned Designs In Your Silhouette Software {PLUS A Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!}

I’ve got an action packed post for you today!

Here’s the quick run down…then look for the details below:

1. I’ve got three of my best tips for creating perfectly sized and proportioned designs in your Silhouette software.

2. I’ve got a promo code that will get you 30% off all supplies (included the Designer Edition software upgrade!) from Silhouette.

3. I’m giving away a Silhouette Portrait™!! Woo Hoo!

Like I said, details for each are below!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches 

Three Tips For Creating Perfectly Sized and Proportioned Designs In Your Silhouette Software

1. Always adjust the size of your page to the size of the project you’re working on. Right off the bat, this gives you an idea of how well your design fills the space! To adjust the page size, click “Open The Page Tools Window” from the top right nav bar, and enter into the height and width boxes the exact size of your piece. (NOTE: You may need to adjust this after you’ve completed the design process and begin to actually cut your pieces!)

2. Fill your pieces! After I “think” I have everything exactly as I’d like it, I fill the pieces in with the colors that most closely match to what I’ll be cutting them in. So many times I’ve done this and realized things need to be changed! To fill your design, click the “Open The Fill Color” button from the top right nav bar. Select a piece of your design so that the sizing box appears around it. Then, in the right sidebar, click the color you’d like to fill it with.

3. Print your design on copy paper and actually place it on your project. This is one last check to make sure the size and proportion work! To print your design simply click “Send to Printer” from the top left nav bar and follow the prompts!

30% OFF All Silhouette Supplies Including The Designer Edition Software!

So this one is pretty self-explanatory. All supplies (currently in stock) are 30% off. Things like vinyl, HTV, sketch pens, mats and blades…you get the idea!

The 30% discount does NOT apply to machines, gift cards, $10/$25 download cards, shapes or subscriptions.

Just use promo code STITCHES at checkout to get your 30% off discount.

Get started shopping by clicking here!

NOTE: The sale runs from 1/11/14 to 1/18/14.

I’m Giving Away A Silhouette Portrait™!!!

This is always my favorite part!

Just enter by using the Rafflecopter box below. (Note: If you don’t see it because you are reading this through your inbox, just click here to be taken right to the Nikki, In Stitches site!)

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How To Sew A Pillowcase - Free Sewing Pattern from Nikki In Stitches {Free Sewing Pattern} How To Sew A Pillowcase

My best friend’s little one is headed in for a sleep study later this month. I’m pretty sure that would be kind of scary for an adult, so for a seven year old…yikes!

I thought a sweet pillowcase might make the experience a bit easier to handle.

The sewing pattern is below. It really is a simple one…perfect for beginners!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches

Materials:

  • 1 piece of main fabric measuring 25″ x 40″
  • 1 piece of cuff fabric measuring 10″ x 40″
  • 1 piece of contrast fabric measuring 2.5″ x 40″
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sewing machine and basic sewing supplies

NOTE: I used a 1/2″ seam allowance in this project!

Directions:

Fold your main fabric right sides together creating a rectangle that measures 29″ x 20″. Sew along any two consecutive sides. (If you have a serger, you may want to run these edges through it since pillowcases do get washed frequently. If you don’t, you could just do a quick zigzag stitch like you see in the picture below! It’s not quite as good, but it will do the trick!)

Turn your pillowcase right sides out and press.

With right sides together, sew the two short sides of your contrasting fabric together. Press the seam open.

Fold the wrong sides of your contrast fabric together together and press, creating a tube that is 1.25″ wide.

With right sides together, sew the two short sides of your cuff fabric together. Again, press the seam open.

Now we’re going to layer all of our pieces together and sew around the open edge of our pillowcase.

Pin your fabric together in this order:
The main fabric first. (Remember this should now be right side out!)
Then the contrast band…lining up the raw edges.
Then the cuff band (Right side down!)…again, lining up the raw edges.
(NOTE: To keep things nice and neat, align your seams together, too! They should all be at the very edge of one side!)
Use the pictures below as a guide!

Sew all the way around until you get back to where you started! (Again, you may also want to give this edge a little zigzag or run through your serger!)

Fold your cuff fabric in half and press so that the raw edges meet.

Flip your cuff so that it is now in its proper place at the end of your pillowcase.

Top stitch 1/4″ out from your seam all the way around your pillowcase to keep your cuff in place!

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