You will need
- Sewing machine
In order to sew the mattress cover, you need to first choose the fabric. To mattress was not wiped fast in the corners, it is necessary to choose a fairly sturdy fabric. You also need to make sure the fabric was light and do not shed, so as not to stain the white linen.
Once the fabric is defined, it is necessary to make measurements of the mattress in order to calculate the amount of fabric for making mattress cover. Count the number necessary for the approximate scheme: two widths, two thicknesses, two lengths and four pretty loose seam.
After the calculation, you need to cut out the fabric and pre-sweep the mattress pad, leaving one side free for the fitting. Then you need to put a cover on the mattress and cut to fit the mattress pad directly on it.
Then the mattress you need to carefully remove and stitch a double seam on the sewing machine. If the mattress pad is intended to be removable, before we will open don't forget to include the clasp. If the mattress pad is scheduled fixed, then the stitching need to leave one side unsewn, and then gently hand sew the mattress cover directly on the mattress.
Try to cut the mattress pad is pretty loose. If the allowances will be small, the mattress will be very difficult to wear.
The stronger will be the fabric of the mattress pad, the longer it will last.