How to sew a chair cover?
Chairs play an important role in interior design. They can either form a compact, matching whole with their surroundings, or argue with them in terms of appearance, thus creating an impression of chaos in the room. It goes without saying that the latter should be avoided at any cost, because in chaotic rooms we feel worse, we do not rest very well and something distracts us all the time. However, if the chairs fit into the decor on average and you don't want to throw them away because they have a sentimental value, it's a good idea to sew special covers on them. Not only do we protect the natural part of the chair, but we also make it better suited to the surroundings - and when renovating and changing its appearance, you can simply sew a new sleeve! Many people want to know how to sew a chair cover - is it difficult? Do you have to have a lot of skills? Where to start? We explain!
How to sew a chair cover - where to start?
Before we move on to sewing, we need to think carefully about which covers we need. For example, you can sew short ones, which only cover the seat, or you can choose a longer version, for example, which will also cover your legs. You can opt for an option that will cover the entire backrest, or only its front, etc. The option that you can choose to use is to cover the entire backrest, or only its front, etc. The selection of a specific form determines later on the measurement of everything and the specific sewing method. That is why it is worthwhile to plan everything in advance - according to your tastes and the needs of a specific interior.
How to sew a chair cover - step by step
Once we have an action plan, we have to start measuring everything on ready-made, purchased materials. We measure the backrest, seat as well as armrests, if any, if the chair has them. It is important to add about 4 centimeters to each dimension - this will be the reserve needed for comfortable sewing. Otherwise the finished covers would be too small. Once everything has been cut out, you should still fit the cover directly into the chair. Place pieces of fabric on top of them and fasten with pins, measuring the correct values. After fitting the cover, all that remains is the exact stitching of everything. It is best to use a sewing machine, because this way the finished elements will be more aesthetic and accurate.
How to sew a cover for a swivel chair?
Is it possible to sew a cover also for a swivel chair? Of course! The type of chair or its form does not matter! You only need to choose a nice material, have some manual skills and a little free time to make nice covers and in this way you can easily refresh your chairs / armchairs - and with them also the whole living room or bedroom interiors.