Advice 1: How to sew a cover for a highchair

The chair - essential piece of furniture for the baby. There are many different models, and they are United by the presence of cover. Because the child may not always be accurate, and the appearance of the chair I would like to keep a neat case it's just necessary.
How to sew a cover for a highchair
Typically, each chair originally is the case, but when it was not provided by the manufacturer or have become unusable, e.g. torn, stitch back case you can own.

The choice of material

The choice of material for sewing the cover plays an important role. First, it should be not the brand, preferably not absorb water, to make it easier to wash; secondly, it is hypoallergenic, as the child will be daily contact with this material. It is best to use plastic materials.

It is also important to remember about the gasket for the cover if the chair is too hard, the child will not be comfortable, and the process of eating will be unpleasant for him. For stuffing best suited batting.

New case modeled after the old

This method is suitable for cases when existing on the chair cover was damaged, for example, a child has done a hole in it. In this case, it's pretty simple. Enough to remove the damaged case from the chair, rip all the seams. Then lay it on a large sheet of paper and a pencil to circle. For this pattern you need to make a pattern of new material. It is best to make a pattern, leaving a margin of 1-2 cm for seams. Next, sew the cover on the old and fill with stuffing. You can consider some of the disadvantages of the previous case, if you have them and modify them. For example, the case was too big and slip on the chair, in this case it is necessary to subtract 1-2 cm around the edges of the pattern.

If the case was not

Sales are little chairs which initially has no case. As a rule, wooden chairs. To preserve the appearance of the tree as long as possible, you will have to make a case. This will take the material directly to the cover, gasket (it is better to take in a large amount to provide sufficient softness) and a large piece of any thin fabric. The fabric needed to attach it to high chair, to give it shape and a circle, so it will be clear how to look for the pattern cover. This pattern is transferred pattern on material to cover. At the same time, we must not forget about the overlaps on the seams - they should be 3-4 cm, taking into account further filling gasket. To cover was attached to the back, you can sew the ribbon to further tie them, or to provide cover studs. You can also sew a separate pocket, then you need to provide the variant patterns when the cover is put on over the back.

Advice 2: How to sew a cushion cover

Furniture covers ennoble the interior, making chairs, armchairs and sofas more comfortable and beautiful. With slipcovers sewn from a fabric, color-matched to your other furniture, you will be able to maintain the overall interior style of your home. In addition, covers for chairs to protect them from external impact, increase the life of the chairs, making them more durable. At any time you will be able to wash the cover and again put it on the chair.
How to sew a cushion cover
Sew a chair cover is easy – start sewing from the measurements. Measure centimeter of the width of the back of the chair in front, then measure the width of the seat, the distance from the floor to the top edge of the seat, the distance from the front edge of the chair to the rear edge, and measure the width of the future insert in the case is the width of the rib of the back of the chair.
Apply to the chair any thin cloth and popliteus it is designed so the pattern will repeat all the bends and contours of the chair, unlike paper patterns. Equity the thread of the fabric, place the vertical backrest.
Tight fit an the front of the chair and cut the excess fabric, leaving a seam 2-3 see If the chair is a convex fragments, form pleats-tucks on the fabric and popliteus them with pins.
Determine the length of fabric hanging from the seat of the chair, given the width of the anterior and lateral sides of the seat. The seams of the "skirt" must be in the corners of the rear chair legs. Hanging part of the future of the case, connect the pins with the seat, and then take the same thin fabric end of the insertion, if the chair is quite thick and voluminous.
Measure the thickness of the back and add 2-3 cm for seams. Tauste cloth inserts from the bottom up. Pin the pins of the plug to the back of the chair and dangling a "skirt".
Now with the help of another fabric details make pattern back cover, throwing the fabric on the back of a chair. The back cover should begin at the upper edge of the back and end near the floor, at the level of "hem" of the hanging part.
Correct all the folds, trim the excess, and remove the pins. You got a fabric pattern for the case that you already tried to form a chair and thus escaped the various inaccuracies and defects cut.
Pin the pattern pieces to the fabric chosen for the cover of the chair, trace the chalk and cut. The items received sew together on the machine and if desired, decorate with braid, tassels and ruffles.
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