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Embellished Chair Cover

Description

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Materials Needed

  • ½ yard fabric.
  • 3 yards 1 inch wide ribbon.
  • Fine cord to use in cording foot. We purchased 1 skein Bernat Boa yarn. (Yarn is available at most fabric and yarn supply stores.)
  • One spool regular sewing thread to match fabric.
  • 1 spool embroidery thread in the color of your choice.

Instructions

Preparation
  • Cut two pieces fabric 17” X 17.”
  • On one piece of the fabric, with marking pencil or chalk, trace a line 3 inches from the edge on 3 sides. (PHOTO 1)

Photo 1
   

Sewing Instructions

Cording :

  • Select Multi-Stitch Zigzag stitch E.
  • Set width to 3.
  • Set length between 2 and 3.
  • Attach Cording foot.
  • Insert one strand of the Bernat yarn under the first notch on the right hand side of the cording foot.
  • Stitch following the traced outline on the fabric piece. To pivot at the 2 corners, turn hand-wheel so that the needle penetrates the fabric, lift presser foot and pivot.
  • After sewing is complete, if using Bernat yarn, take a needle or pin and release the loose edges of the yarn from the stitches to form the frayed edge.
  • Press lightly, covering the cord with a pressing cloth.
   

Eyelet Stitch:

  • Select Eyelet Stitch L.
  • Set width to 7.
  • Set length to 1.
  • Attach Satin foot.
  • Lining up the edge of the foot along the edge of the cording, stitch around the interior of all three sides. (PHOTO 2)
  • Repeat Eyelet stitch a second time, lining up the foot along the edge of the first eyelet stitch. (PHOTO 3)
  • Press lightly.

Photo 2
   

Photo 3
   

Ric Rac:

  • Select Ric Rac stitch B.
  • Set with to 7.
  • Set Length to red S setting.
  • Attach Satin foot.
  • Lining up the edge of the foot with the edge of the second eyelet stitch, stitch around all three sides. (PHOTO 4)
  • Press lightly.
   

Photo 4
   

Decorative Ribbon:

  • Select Eyelet stitch L.
  • Set width to 7.
  • Set length to 1.
  • Attach Satin foot.
  • Lining up the foot in the center of the ribbon, stitch from the start to the end of the 3 yards of ribbon.
  • Cut the ribbon into 6 equal lengths.
  • Press flat.
 

Finishing Touches:

  • Select Zigzag stitch B.
  • Set width to 3.
  • Set length to 1.
  • Attach Satin foot.
  • Zigzag the top edge of both the front and back pieces to prevent the edges from fraying.
  • Press the two top edges in by ½ inch towards the interior.
  • Attach 3 pieces of ribbon to each top section, one in the center and the other two ½ inch from the edge. (PHOTO 5)
  • Topstitch using straight, length set at 2. Stitch 3/8 of an inch from the edge.
  • Next edge stitch along the edge of the top.
  • Repeat this procedure for both the front and the back piece. (PHOTO 6)


Photo 5
 

Assembly:

  • Select straight stitch.
  • Set width to 0.
  • Set length between 2 and 3.
  • Attach Standard presser foot or Even Feed foot.
  • Align front and back pieces right sides together.
  • Using the seam guide, sew at ½ in around 3 sides, leaving top edge open.
  • Trim seams and press open.
  • Turn right side out and press seams flat. (Be sure to cover cording with a pressing cloth to prevent scorching).
  • Slip-in a pillow form.

Photo 6
   

You may tie the 3 sets of ribbons and use as a throw pillow. To use as a chair cover, tie the center set of ribbons together, and then secure the two outside sets of ribbon to the back of a chair.

 
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