I have been on the hunt for new euro shams since I redid my bedroom this spring. First of all they aren’t the easiest thing to find for a reasonable price. I have a really hard time paying $30-40 for something I know I can make. So I decided to make my own. I bought a 54″x84″ curtain panel at Target for the material (it only cost $16).
That is one of my biggest helpful hints when looking for fabric for your home dec projects. Curtain panels and tablecloths come in a wide variety of patterns and sizes. They are very affordable when you think about how much fabric you get for your money!
One curtain panel has enough fabric to make three envelope style shams. This is just what I needed! I have a queen size bed and two euros looked too skimpy to me…
Here’s how I made the shams:
2. measure out and mark the fabric in 26″ increments from the top to bottom of the panel. (Raw edge to raw edge)
4. Now fold right sides together with an overlap in the middle (the overlap will be the finished edges) Each sham should measure 25″ wide so adjust accordingly.
Now all there is to do is turn the sham right side out, press and stuff it with the form (if these were going to be on a sofa or used for more than decoration I would recommend adding Velcro to the overlap to keep it closed)