Pillowcase Nightgown Tutorial

After the holiday splurge, budget friendly projects are a must. This is when we turn to a good upcycle, and pillowcases are a likely source of lovely soft fabric.

Easy to Sew Pillowcase Nightgown Tutorial. Upcycle sewing project

In about 30 minutes, you can transform a pillowcase into a pillowcase nightie with this free tutorial. Scan your linen closet or the thrift store for pillowcases with little wear, pretty prints, and embellished edges.

Pillowcase Nightie Sewing Tutorial for beginners

Satin ribbon adds the final touch. Little girls can’t help but have sweet dreams tucked in with a lovely pillowcase nightgown.

DIY Upcycle Nightgown from a pillowcase


  • one standard pillowcase
  • 3 yards 7/8″ satin ribbon
  • matching thread
  • fray check
  • sewing scissors
  • sewing machine
  • basic sewing supplies

If you love the pillowcase nightie style, but don’t have a little girl to sew for grab a sheet instead. Then, take a look and the Pillowcase Style Pajama Top video tutorial.

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