How do you make a king pillowcase smaller?

How do you turn a king size pillowcase into a standard?

To adapt a king case to a standard pillow, remove the extra 10 inches of length. Turn the case inside out, then use a pair of sharp fabric scissors to cut 9 1/2 inches from the closed edge. Sew a new seam 1/2 inch in from the new cut edge. If the fabric unraveled, trim it before turning the case outward again.

How much bigger should a pillowcase be than the pillow?

Opt for a pillowcase measuring 1/2 to 1 inch longer than the pillow length and 2 1/2 to 4 inches wider than the pillow width, if you’re buying a ready-made pillowcase.

How do you keep a pillow in a pillowcase?

Grab the top of the pillowcase just above the seam. Tuck the top of the pillowcase in on itself, like folding a letter into an envelope. Fold the bottom seam into the top seam, creating a snug fit around the end of the pillow.

What is the biggest size pillowcase?

The ‘King’ size pillowcase, also named ‘Super King’ ‘Extra Long’ ‘XL’ or ‘Large’. This pillowcase is just like a ‘Standard’ size pillowcase, however it is longer. This is usually 15cm longer, so it is more oblong in size.

Pillow & Pillowcase Size Chart.

Pillow / Pillowcase Size
Square 65cm x 65cm (26″ x 26″)
Super King 50cm x 90cm (20″ x 36″)
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Will a standard pillowcase fit a king pillow?

You can also place two king pillows on a queen mattress to eliminate the gap in between the two pillows. King size pillows will not fit into a standard pillowcase. Instead, these pillows will need a king pillowcase that measures 20 to 21 inches by 36 to 41 inches for a proper fit.

What size pillow does a king sham fit?

King. King-size shams measure 20-by-36 inches, not including any additional border. As you can probably guess, they are sized to fit king-size pillows. The widest bed pillows available, two of them fit nicely across the width of a king-size bed.