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This weekend I finally finished a project that I have been working on for about a month. It was one of those projects that wouldn’t take long if you just had a Saturday free but I just never did. So, as I was in between projects I began and finished this one. Sometimes that’s how I get rehabs done. I just work on something for an hour and then come back to it a few days later. Anyway, I made a king sized duvet cover. This was for my friend. We went to my favorite fabric store and bought fabric for curtains a year ago. The fabric sat in my craft room until Erika called me a said she was going to call an audible. Instead of curtains, she wanted new bedding. This would include a king sized duvet and some Euro shams. We had purchased 7 yards of 54 inch fabric and I knew that would only cover one side of the duvet and make one pillow….so back to the fabric store for more fabric. Erika wanted to go with a grey and yellow theme so she picked some yellow stripes. The finished product looked fantastic. Here is her new duvet:

Sewing a duvet cover is like sewing a big pillow. It is really easy if your fabric is big enough. (I have sewn a duvet cover using two sheets before) A king sized duvet dimensions are 102” X 108”. The fabric Erika chose was 54” wide fabric, so unless you are sewing a twin or full…you have to add some more fabric. To do it requires some detail but in the end you have a duvet cover that is custom-made and no one else will have it. Depending on where you get your fabric, you can save money because a nice king sized duvet are expensive all by themselves. Erika’s fabric was $6.99 a yard. Here is the cost/materials breakdown:

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