I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge 2022: Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

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I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge 2022: Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

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NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2022 sponsored by Nancy Zieman Productions, Clover Needlecraft, and Benartex Fabrics. Youth ages 15 and under are invited to share how they “sew for fun”— while making a pillowcase with Stars Royal Blue fabric or Springtime Butterflies Lilac Fabric with coordinating Chalk Textures fabrics by Benartex; along with a Clover sewing tool.

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Youth age 15 and under may participate in the NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2022 by reading and understanding the contest guidelines listed below, sewing a pillowcase using one of the 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Packs purchased by an adult, and emailing two photos to [email protected] on or before September 23, 2022: One photo showing youth sewing/working on the challenge project using the Clover tool (included in the 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack), and a second photo of youth with completed pillowcase. Note: It’s okay if you prefer not to show youth’s face in photos. Be sure to include challenge participants first name, city, state, and age–when emailing photos to [email protected].

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To reserve a spot in the NEW! 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge, an adult parent or guardian must purchase the Official 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack. Purchase the Official 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack at ShopNZP.com, as soon as possible. Quantities are limited!

 

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Supplies Needed

  • Sewing Machine, sewing thread, and basic sewing tools.

I Sew For Fun Sewing Notions by Nancy Zieman Productions for Clover

Helpful Notions

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Using the right sewing tools assists with creating a successful sewing project! Above is a photo showing I Sew For Fun Tools by Nancy Zieman Productions for Clover. You may use any of the above I Sew For Fun sewing tools while sewing your pillow case challenge project! Show us What You’re Making! We love to hear from you, so email your photos—anytime—to The NZP Team at [email protected], and/or share your experiences and photos with us on Facebook or Instagram!

 

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Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

Approximate Finished Size: 20″ x 30″

Makes one standard size pillowcase.

Supplies Needed

I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Note: Illustrations below are for reference only.

I Sew For Fun 2020 Kids' Sewing Challenge on The Nancy Zieman Blog

Instructions

Please read all instructions before beginning. Use the width of the presser foot as the depth of the seam allowance.

Prep Before You Sew

Gather your sewing supplies and prep your fabric for sewing. Included with the Official 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack you’ll find everything you’ll need to complete the I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Project, you’ll supply the thread! When you receive your challenge project pack, open the package and prep your fabrics. Then find the FREE! I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial, below. Read all directions, before beginning.

I Sew For Fun by Nancy Zieman Productions With the help of your big Sewing Partner, Press & Starch, and Press & Starch fabrics, before cutting and sewing your pillowcase. 

I Sew For Fun 2020 Kids' Sewing Challenge on The Nancy Zieman Blog

Press and cut the fabrics:

  • Cut one 27″ x 41″ rectangle from Fabric A – for main pillowcase.

 

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  • Cut a 9″ x 41″ rectangle from Fabric B – for wide border; set aside.
NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps
  • Cut a 2″ x 41″ rectangle from Fabric C for accent trim.
NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps
  • Fold the 2″ strip of trim fabric in half, wrong sides together, aligning the lengthwise edges; use Clover’s I Sew for Fun Roll n’ Press ,or iron, to press fold.NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps

Assemble trim and border:

  • Wonder Clip or Pin folded trim to right side of the 9″ x 41″ border fabric, aligning cut edges of trim with one lengthwise edge of the border fabric.
NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps
NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps
  • Machine baste.
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  • Fold border fabric in half, right sides together.
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  • Stitch the short ends of the border fabric.
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  • Fold wrong sides of border together, aligning the lengthwise edges. Press; set aside.
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Stitch the pillowcase:

  • Fold Fabric A rectangle in half, right sides together, aligning 27″ edges.
  • Wonder Clip or Pin and stitch 21″seam. Be sure to backstitch at the beginning and ending of the seam. Or, use a serger!

NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge 2020: Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

 I Sew For Fun by Nancy Zieman Productions  This is a great spot to teach your little partner one of Nancy Zieman’s favorite techniques—the wrapped corner!

 

  • Wrap the corner by folding the 21″ seam toward the pillowcase along the stitching line and stitch the 27″ side seam. Be sure to backstitch at the beginning and ending of the seam. Or, use a serger!

NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge 2020: Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

  • Turn pillowcase right side out.
  • Pin or Wonder Clip border fabric over the main pillowcase fabric meeting cut edges, with right sides together.
NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge 2020 Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps
  • Stitch layers together. Clean finish cut edges using either a zigzag stitch or serger overlock machine. Press seam toward main body of pillowcase.
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I Sew For Fun by Nancy Zieman Productions  Optional: Topstitch trim along the border fabric edge, catching the seam within the seam allowance.

NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge 2020: Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial

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NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids Sewing Challenge Guidelines

1. Challenge is open to all youth, ages 15 and under, residing in the continental US.

2. The challenge is limited to the first 30 persons whose parent or guardian purchases the Official 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack. Purchase project pack as soon as possible at ShopNZP.com to reserve challenge spot. Quantities are limited.

3. NEW! I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Part Two: Pillowcase Sewing Steps (above)!

4. Sew a pillowcase using the official Official 2022 I Sew For Fun Kids’ Sewing Challenge Pillowcase Project Pack fabric, along with any sewing and/or serging techniques. Construction may be done by hand or by machine. Participants may use any type of embellishment, decorations, and may add designer touches. Work may be done exclusively by the participant, and/or with the assistance of an adult. One pillowcase per participant. Challenge participants, and/or an adult parent/guardian must email two photos to [email protected] on or before September 23, 2022: One photo showing youth using Clover’s Sewing Tool(s) while sewing and/or working on the project, and a second photo of youth with the completed pillowcase. Note: It’s okay if you prefer to not show youth’s face in photos. Be sure to include challenge participant’s first name, city, state, and age when photos to [email protected]

Participants will be judged on workmanship, creativity, and overall appearance. Participants photos will be shared on sponsoring companies social and web sites to promote the love of sewing.

Prizes will be awarded to those making the top three pillow cases, along with additional prizes awarded randomly. Winners will be announced on the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog on September 29, 2022.

 

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2 Comments

  • Susan
    September 13, 2022

    Making a pillowcase with my granddaughter would be a great project for her from the selection of fabrics to the actual construction.

  • Ruthann Assaid
    September 13, 2022

    How can you send out an invitation to sew in the “I Sew For Fun” on September 13 and expect us to order the kit, get it in the mail, and get it made by September 23?

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