Sewing: Home Dec – Chair covers

I don’t like sewing home-dec.  But – when needs must, I will.

One of our cats has taken up perching on the top of the computer chairs.  This is adorable.  BUT – the fake leather that the chairs are covered in was getting thrashed by her claws.  What to do?  Make covers.

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The owners of the chairs in question (husband and children) like the chair covers.

The cat is smug about having chair covers made for  her – to the point that she jumped up to model while I was taking these pictures.

An easy sew.   Cheap to make – I got a remnant of home-dec fabric of about 1.5 yds and covered three chair backs for about $10.

Win.

 

(No need for a pattern.  This is a cube minus the bottom.  You measure, leave a bit of room for seam allowances, sew the sides individually to the top, then sew the sides to one another, then hem the lot evenly.)

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