Cherie Killilea
Craftsy Instructor

Spokane, WA

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Like so many sewists I know, I have been sewing since the age of 6. I started at my mother's feet, fashioning her scraps into doll clothes. By age 16, I was spending Summers sewing my wardrobe for the coming school year. I was known as a creative dresser. I wrote my first sewing pattern in 2006 as part of applying for a patent. Now I have thousands of satisfied sewing pattern customers and am very happy to be part of the bourgeoning online ... Read Full Bio »

Cherie's Craftsy Classes

Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs

Sew slipcovers that enhance your furniture instead of hiding it! Join pattern designer and sewing expert Cherie Killilea as she shares accessible techniques for draping and rough-cutting slipcovers that enliven any chair. Discover how to accurately measure furniture so that you can estimate yardage as you cover both a straight-backed dining chair and a cozy armchair. Choose from two hem options, for both everyday and formal finishes, and learn how to sew a zippered cushion cover to complete your armchair makeover. Plus, Cherie will share insider tips that make slipcovering a whole set of chairs infinitely easier! By the end of this class, you’ll feel empowered to breathe new life into your favorite furniture—with fabric you love and a style that’s uniquely you.

$29.99 $39.99

Cherie's Patterns

Travel Duffel Pattern

rated 5 stars $8.00

Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle

rated 4 stars $8.00

Professional Zip Around Wallet

rated 5 stars $8.00
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Cherie's Projects

Office Chair
Christmas Coasters
Slipcover #3
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