If you need a quick and easy way to cover your dining room chairs in a decorative way for an upcoming dinner party or you just want to make your chairs look better, then you may want to try making a no sew chair back cover using a pillow case.
These easy to make chair back covers can be made in literally 5 minutes or less. The other nice thing about making the covers using pillowcases is that you can reuse the pillowcases for their intended purpose when you don’t need them anymore for the chairs since you do not have to alter them at all.
If you don’t have pillowcases to use, check out stores like HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Walmart and Target for a wide selection of decorative pillowcases.
How to Make a No Sew Chair Back Cover Using a Pillow Case
- Optional: ribbon, decorative pin, scissors
- Press wrinkles from pillowcase with steamer or iron.
2. Place over back of chair.
3. Depending on the height of your chair and length of your pillowcase you may need to tuck the open end of the pillowcase inside the pillowcase so that the bottom edge is even with the top of the chair seat.
You can leave the chair back cover just like this or add a few decorative flourishes to add your own style to the chair covers.
Decorative Chair Back Cover Option #1:
Simple tie a ribbon around the bottom of the chair back and knot.
Decorative Chair Back Cover Option #2:
Attach a decorative brooch or pin.
Decorative Chair Back Cover Option #3:
Tie a pretty ribbon around the chair back and then into a decorative bow.
I bet you can think of a few ways to add your own personal style to this simple no sew cover for your dining room chairs or any chair with a straight back.
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