How to Sew a Pillowcase Dress and More: 16 Easy Sewing Projects that Use Pillowcases

Learn how to transform an old pillowcase into a chic new dress with these refashioning projects!

By: Kristen Auletto, Editor,
How to Sew a Pillowcase Dress and More 16 Easy Sewing Projects that Use Pillowcases

Pillowcases aren't just for sweet dreams anymore. In fact, pillowcase dresses are one of the most popular trends in upcycled clothing. If you want to learn how to make a pillowcase dress, check out this fantastic collection, How to Sew a Pillowcase Dress and More: 16 Easy Sewing Projects that Use Pillowcases. Using these tutorials, you can create your own adorable and cost-saving pillowcase fashions.

Pillowcases are versatile and can be used to create a variety of projects, from this classic and beautiful Spring DIY Pillowcase Dress to this adorable and easy Pillowcase Ghost Dress that your little girl will love for Halloween. Pillowcase projects are one of the easiest ways to make a bold, original fashion statement without spending a fortune. They are perfect for women of all ages, from 2 to 92. Try one or many of these ideas and see what beautiful and unique creations you can make with a pillowcase.

How to Make Pillowcase Dresses for Adults

DIY Pillow Case Night Dress

Pillowcase dresses are fun, flirty, and easy to make. You can use any print, from sweet florals to classy vintage patterns, or use a plain pillowcase and decorate it yourself for the ultimate custom-made pillowcase dress. Sundresses are a popular use for reinvented linens, but there are other options for what to make with a pillowcase, such as skirts and nightgowns. Check out these free dress patterns to learn how to sew a pillowcase dress (and more) without breaking the bank.

Free Sewing Patterns for Kids Pillowcase Clothing

Patriotic Pillowcase Dresses

If you're wondering what to make with a pillowcase, an outfit for the child in your life is the perfect choice. Pillowcases are often just the right size for a little girl, making these great options for easy sewing projects. Choose from many styles, colors, and patterns to make an adorable pillowcase dress or skirt for your daughter, grandaughter, or niece. She will love her comfortable, one-of-a-kind dress. Even better, you'll love how easy and budget friendly these unique projects are.

Pillowcase Crafts

Pillowcase Tote Bag Tutorial

Most people automatically think of dresses when considering what to make with a pillowcase, but pillowcases can be used in many other creative and easy accessories. You can make a roomy tote bag or a simple apron, all for little to no cost. Check out these great ideas for upcycling pillowcases to make useful and adorable DIY accessories.

What's your favorite DIY project that you've ever made? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

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