Raise your hand if you are as addicted to throw pillows as I am! I think they are THE BEST way to change the whole look of your home’s decor for the least amount of money. You can even change them up seasonally – brights are fun in the summer, and jewel tones and fuzzy pillows are lovely for winter. Today I’d like to share with you a new video tutorial that guides you through how to sew professional looking throw pillow covers that have piped edges and a hidden back zipper.

How to sew a piped and zippered pillow cover - great video tutorial!

This post was first published in June 2015, and has now been updated with new photos and a new video.

These are more of an intermediate sewing project, but I promise that the results are worth it! You’ll need a special zipper/piping foot for your sewing machine to get the best finished product. (If you’d rather try a simpler pillow design to start, check out this pillow tutorial!)

How to sew a piped and zippered pillow cover - great video tutorial!

I found this watercolour floral fabric at my local fabric store, and I love how it looks on my new studio deck.

Here’s the step-by-step video; I hope you find it helpful. If you’d like to see more of my video tutorials and room tours, don’t forget to pop by and subscribe to my YouTube channel.