Chair covers: we transform furniture
Often, completing the next redecorating in the apartment, we are disappointed to find that the favorite items of furniture to faithfully serve us, not nature. Of course, if the urgent desire to purchase new furniture match the contents of a purse, the question disappears by itself. But what if contingencies significantly affect the budget? A shabby chair in the kitchen as an eyesore that does not allow to fully enjoy result from a long process of updating the interior? One way out – covers on the furniture.
The "cover" for furniture
The textile has a wonderful property that adds completeness, and nobility of the interior. Well-chosen color and texture of fabric can transform any room. Cushions, chair covers, curtains and tablecloth – not just the items where the designer implements their ideas, and true allies of comfortable atmosphere. And in some cases the last hope to return furniture to a decent look.
For example, chair covers. Not only do they protect from dust, dirt and scratches. This simple outfit helps to highlight the festive atmosphere. The white tablecloth of the same color chair covers decorated with bows, effectively complement any event. On weekdays they can show off in the cases of more practical fabric.
Such a decision will transform and appearance of upholstered furniture. The most important condition when choosing slipcovers for sofa and chair: "clothes" should fully follow the contour of the furniture, it is quite easy to do.
Chair covers with your own hands
In our days it is easy to buy ready-made covers in the store. Presented in wide assortment, they satisfy the taste preferences of different consumers. However, many prefer to sew covers on order, wanting to emphasize the uniqueness of the interior. And besides, many of the chairs did not fit into the standard parameters of the finished covers.
Possessing a small sewing skills art, covers for chairs, you can sew yourself. You can purchase good-quality fabric, considering the degree of stress. It is very important to the beginning of the process to carefully consider ways of fastening the cover on the chair. Depends on the amount of fabric being used. To case is not "moved out" and didn't wince in the process of operation, it is necessary to securely fasten with laces or Velcro. When the shift type, it is sufficient to attach a few hidden drawstring. For the separate case the best option would be a rubber band or cord around the perimeter of the seat.
To make a standard cover on the chair without any kind of decorative items, from 1.5 metres of fabric. Typically, the hem goes up to 5 cm in addition, one should take into account the property of certain types of fabrics, which after washing shrink.
Now proceed to the exact measurements of the chair:
— the height of the whole subject
— the height and width of the backrest
— depth and seat width
— height of chair legs
— the distance between the legs of the chair.
Of course, these measurements are rather arbitrary, they may vary depending on the features of the chair and design the cover. It is best to begin to transfer the pattern on cheap fabric. And only after a few trial fittings of the case, proceed to making the real product.