Sewing Tutorials how to sew a stool cover

Published on June 17th, 2013 | by Shantelle

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DIY: How to Sew a Stool Cover EZ!

How to Sew a Stool Cover

Note: For a No-Sew stool cover visit [Tutorial: How to make a Tufted Stool Cover (No-Sew) EZ]

Materials for Stool Cover:

Fabric (for this project I used brown vinyl fabric)

Sewing Machine

Thread

Scissors

Marker

Ruler

Directions for Stool Cover:

 1. Using a ruler and scissors make a pattern:

1 square 18in. x 16in.

  2 rectangles 16in. x 7in.

 2 rectangles  18in. x 7in.

Note: Since plywood measures 16in. x 14in. I have added extra inches for sewing. After sewing, the stool cover dimensions will be 16in.(length) x 14in.(width) x 4in.(height).

pattern for stool cover

 2. Using a marker and ruler, draw a 16in. x 14 in. square on the 18in. x 16in. square. Note: The drawn square will be used as a sewing guide.

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 3. Place a rectangle on top of the square and sew a straight line by using the drawn square as a guide.

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how to sew a stool cover

4. Continue sewing with the other rectangles until all are attached to the square.

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5. Now sew the corners together by holding two ends of fabric together and sewing a straight line downwards.

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6. After all the corners are sewn together, your stool cover should look like this….

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7. Cut the excess fabric and your stools [Tutorial: How to Make Counter Stools EZ] are ready to be upholstered.

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