To Make a Pillowcase:

Standard Pillowcase 20″ x 31″
Supplies: 3/4 yard fabric for body, 1/3 yard fabric for border

Sewing Instructions:

  1. Cut the body of the case 26-1/2″ x 40-1/2″ and the border 10-1/2″ x 40-1/2″.
  2. Fold the border in half lengthwise with wrong sides together and press.
  3. Place the right side of the border on the right side of the body of the case. Stitch together using a 1/2″ seam allowance.
  4. Place right sides together of the pillowcase.
  5. Turn to the right side and press. NOTE: Please wash pillowcase and place in a quart size ziplock bag for the protection of the oncology children. ***If you are a smoker, please do not wash your pillowcases, volunteers will wash the pillowcases. For additional information, please contact Connie Maginnis (Mid-Maine Coordinator) at 207-635-2536. Need more information? Please click on