Eugenia Ayala Outdoor September 04th, 2018 - 23:22:52
If you’ve got oddly shaped patio, furniture that needs to be covered, you may want to consider. Building your own cover since covers are often hard to find when shapes are irregular. Patio furniture and the upholstery on it can often deteriorate quickly if not protected appropriately. So we’re going to show you in this video how to build protective covers. Let’s start by patterning the top. We’re going to make outdoor covers for this curved sectional unit. This actually has three pieces to it.
We’re going to start with one. In the first piece. I’m going to make is the piece that goes from here, all the way down to here. So I’m, going to measure across the back and give myself an extra inch on each side. Eric The extra inch on each side is for seam allowance. That measurement is 54. Then I’m going to measure an inch extra back here and down to here which would be 34. So I need a piece that’s 54 x, 34 to start. Eric We’re going to measure that out on our Surlast Fabric, with marking, chalk and obviously a straight edge. Then we’ll cut it out with scissors. I’m going to put this piece on with the wrong side out.
So I can make my marks on the wrong side on this. Piece. Eric Surlast Fabric does have a right side and a wrong side. And then clamp it with these clamps on the frame of the chair to hold it in place. While I work with it. Eric When clamping ensure the 1” extra on each side is about equal. We’ve chosen to use a Surlast Fabric from Sailrite. This is a 100 % polyester solution, dyed material. It’s good for outdoor applications. It’s a very breathable fabric, and yet it Is water resistant. Excellent for covers, like this.? I want the rain water snow whatever to come off of this, so I’m going to try to make this as sloped.