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Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs taught by Cherie Killilea

Give beloved furniture a fresh look! Learn to sew superbly fitted slipcovers for your favorite dining chairs or armchairs.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Sizing Other
Style Retro Vintage, Classic, Traditional
Charlotte Crazy for Sewing on

What materials did you use? Fabric from the local chain store, cording, a slipcover zipper, Velcro tape.

Charlotte Crazy for Sewing on

Wow! Incredible work! So slick and fitted! I didn't know that was possible for a wingback.

08/12/2014 Flag

Charlotte, I'm so impressed. I'm thinking about re-covering 2 wing chairs, and I didn't know slipcovers could look this good. Would love to hear how you got the "wings" to look so smooth--how did you do the crevice of each wing?

08/31/2014 Flag

The crevices were actually the big "cheat" that made it easy. You can stuff any excess fabric in there. The magic for me was Cherie's technique of using the cording to give structure. Step by step, I'd get my pieces positioned just so, place the cording just so, and then use that magic cording foot. After an individual step was complete it would go back on the chair to have the next logical piece positioned.

09/01/2014 Flag

Love it! It's a wing back chair that I need to do too! Thanks for sharing - really inspired me to get started!

09/26/2014 Flag

Awesome job, I love the detail on the back!

01/02/2015 Flag