How To Measure For Pillow Covers: A Simple Guide

How To Measure For Pillow Covers: A Simple Guide

Finding the right pillow cover can be a bit tricky if you don't know the proper way to measure your pillows. This guide will help you ensure that you get the perfect fit every time. Follow these steps to measure pillow covers accurately.

Steps For Measure For Pillow Covers

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

Before you start, make sure you have a measuring tape or ruler, a pen, and a piece of paper to note down your measurements. If you need new pillows to go with your covers, check out our Memory Foam Pillow for a perfect fit.

Step 2: Lay The Pillow Flat

Place your pillow on a flat, even surface. Smooth out any wrinkles or lumps to ensure accurate measurements. For the best results, consider using our Soft U Shape Pillow which maintains its shape perfectly.

Step 3: Measure The Width

Using your measuring tape, measure the width of the pillow from one side to the other. Make sure to measure from seam to seam and not from the edges of the pillow. Write down the measurement.

Step 4: Measure The Height

Next, measure the height of the pillow from top to bottom, again measuring from seam to seam. Note down this measurement as well. If you’re looking for pillows that come in a variety of sizes, our Ultralight Pillow might be a good option.

Step 5: Consider The Pillow Depth

Although most pillow covers are designed to fit standard pillow depths, if your pillow is particularly thick or thin, you might need to take this into account. Measure the thickness of the pillow from top to bottom.

Step 6: Choose The Right Size

When purchasing pillow covers, use the measurements you’ve taken to find the perfect size. Pillow covers are typically labeled by their width and height, so match these to your notes. For custom or uniquely shaped pillows, our Inflatable Pillow can offer a solution.

Step 7: Add Some Allowance

It's a good idea to add an extra half-inch to an inch to your measurements to ensure the pillow cover fits comfortably and isn't too tight. This extra space will allow for any shrinkage that may occur during washing.

Step 8: Select Your Cover

With your measurements in hand, select the pillow cover that best fits your needs. Explore our collection to find covers that match your style and requirements perfectly.

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