Author: Maria Kochnova
Today I want to share a very simple and budget idea for the restoration / decoration of a chair! Or rather, we will have a removable cover for less than 200 rubles, which can be easily washed and even ironed!
For a classic chair with 4 legs, this master class is also suitable! My chair is nothing at all for 2 months! Choosing him in the store, I knew in advance that Kuzma would get to him, because the upholstery material has the whole soul to have a cat manicure "about him"! Yes, and any speck of dust sticks at times. But it was love at first sight! Convenient chair I do not know! Design - srail, the price is ridiculous, the decision - to take. As expected, less than a month ... Actually, the work of the master:
White fluffy master clawmaster himself:
So, let's start!
We need such wonderful cotton rugs 40 × 70 cm. I was lucky, they just fit the size of my chair. I bought them in "Leroy Merlin" for 56 (!) Rubles.
Rugs, of course, original, not everyone probably will like it. But I really like them! I see many advantages in them: the material is cotton, soft and pleasant, it can be washed and ironed. Colors are completely different to choose from. You can pick up a darker gamut or lighter, pastel or bright.
We will also need:
- Threads to sew rugs among themselves.
- Needle, respectively.
- Pins (optional).
- Scissors - where without them.
We are starting to figure out how our case will look like. In this case, I will need 3 rugs.
Sew the first 2 carpets.
Tip: do not cut off the tassels at the root, only to the nodule. It did not immediately come to me that the nodules hold the entire structure, and if they are cut off, the entire carpet will begin to unravel.
Now sew on the sides.
A cap lover shows that it is longer than a rug.
We take the carpet, put it on a chair and sew it to another carpet at the base of the back.
In this state, you can chair and leave. Honestly, he stayed with me for 3 weeks. I can say that the cat's chair is no longer fighting, moreover, this is now one of my favorite places to sleep. But something was missing for me, and for the master class it was somehow boring. I'll attach the brushes! It would seem crazy what brushes? It's like a red rag, just for a cat! It took 2 days, the cat does not touch the tassels, I hope, a ride.
We make small tassels on the sides of the seat and large on the sides of the back. It is done very simply. Need yarn. I have an acrylic "Pehorka" 50 g 200 m. I bought it completely for another, but it was perfect for decorating the chair.
We wind yarn on 8 fingers at 8-12 turns. Leave a tip a little more so that they can be tied with yarn, and then tied to a rug. We slip, as in the second photo, our tip, twisting the yarn perpendicular a couple of times and tie it (3 photos). We take one more not very long thread and fasten it to make our brush head (4 and 5 photos). Cut the strings below. Done!
The number of brushes can be any, as you like. I did 6 things on one side and 6 on the other. Turquoise turned out curly and funny, because here I am learning to knit and used yarn for my undertakings. Who knew that thin yarn is not for beginners.
Bind to the rug!
And then I suffered! I have to make a pigtail, I thought, and I did. We take our yarn, combine 2 colors. Somewhere meter 3-3.5 we wind off and put in 4 layers. You should get a rope of 80 +/- centimeters. Making 3 jokes.
And then we spin an ordinary pigtail. Pins fasten it to the side of the back of the chair and sew.
I made three pigtails. Two on the sides, and one in front of the seat.
More brushes! Do more, but bigger size! Now we need 4 fingers and 50 windings. The principle is the same.
I decided to make 3 brushes on each side. It remains only to sew.
Voila! That's what we did.
I still have a fourth rug, and, in my opinion, it looks great on the table. And how nice to put on it, and not on a cold table hands. And Kuzma Kuzmich lies on it the only way!
In just a few hours, we had such an interesting, bright, natural and practical case! And most importantly, for a ridiculous price! 3 mats = 168 rubles. The cost of yarn - 116 rubles for 2 pieces, from the yarn, we used about 1/4, that is, 29 rubles. Total 197 rubles! In my opinion, great!
I hope this master class was useful to you! Taking this opportunity, I want to congratulate you on the old New Year! Create, make, invent new ideas and implement them!
See you soon!