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Do Your Pillows have Ears Longer than a Dog?
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Pillow makers all over the world have different opinions on how to make the pillow corners. There are basically two ways to make them and they each produce a different look. Many pillow covers you see in stores or ones you make using a sewing pattern are made with corners in a 90 degree right angle. When laid flat, the cover looks like a square. However, because pillows are 3-dimensional rounded shapes, covers made this way can result in a excess fabric at the corners, like a long floppy dog's ear. This problem increases in severity the larger your insert. Imagine putting...