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These Projects Turn Pillowcases Into Fashion

These Projects Turn Pillowcases Into Fashion

Pillowcases can make the perfect fabric for many projects, including handmade clothing. Often more inexpensive than fabrics, it is also a neat way to utilize old pillowcases that aren’t being used. From girl’s dresses to grownup skirts and blouses, the following are inspiring ideas and patterns for pillowcase fashion designs. Make pajama shorts or lounge pants for kids, like these old-fashioned print pajamas. Not only do they look cute, but they are also comfortable and using a ribbon or a drawstring as the tie allows room for adjusting. This easy pillowcase dress tutorial also has a handy cutting and sizing chart for figuring out… read more

Pillowcases: The Newest In Skincare?

Pillowcases: The Newest In Skincare?

Some may not think much about what covers their pillows, other than whether or not they are comfortable. However, a tool for fighting wrinkles that doesn’t come in a jar may actually be your pillowcase. Dermatological research has shown that the type of pillowcase that is slept on over time can affect the appearance of facial skin. One study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology concluded that a reduction in facial wrinkles can occur when sleeping on cases that contain copper oxide fibers. Many satin pillowcases are comprised of these. Participants enrolled in the tightly controlled clinical study were… read more