Elegant Pillow Shams and Duvet Cover

Elegant Pillow Shams and Duvet Cover

Crafting Time:
Over 5 Hours
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • 12 yards 54" wide Home Inspiration Dupioni Silk
  • 6 - 1" buttons
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface


Pillow shams
Front - (2) 24"x32"
Back - (4) 24"x19"

Duvet Cover
Front - (1) 54"x87"
           (2) 17"x87"
Back - (1) 54"x16" (top)
           (2) 17"x16" (top)
           (1) 54"x77" (bottom)
           (2) 17"x77" (bottom)

Pillow Shams
1. On front back, finish one 24" side of each piece with a double turned 1/2" hem.
2. Place two back pieces on the front right sides together, overlapping the hemmed sides at the middle.
3. Sew around shams, turn right side out and press.
4. Sew 1-1/2" in from the edge, creating a border.

Duvet Cover
Sew the 17" wide pieces on either sides of the 54" piece in the corresponding lengths. Press seams open.
2. Finish the bottom of back top and the top of back bottom with a 2" hem.
3. Pin right sides together of front and back overlapping the hemmed back pieces 1-1/2".
4. Sew around duvet cover, turn right sides out, press.
5. Sew buttons and buttonholes every 12" on back over lapping pieces.