A clear tutorial on how to turn striped fabric into a fabulous chevron design by cutting and sewing strips at a 45 degree angle.
Make a large enough piece to recover a vintage chair.

Step 1: Fabric folded at a 45 degree angle

Fold fabric over at a crisp 45 degree angle.
i love this! I tried doing this once, and i was just too impatient and speeding through it and got all sorts of weird puckers in the seams and it just didn't look clean. I agree with below, you make this look easy. And a great i'ble!
Greetings all, I want to get my work (drawings) know. Any suggestions. The drawings would look really great on fabric
You sure made it look easy...!
If you have any problems,comment back and I'll help any way I can. :)
Did you try it? It isn't that easy to line things up right but once you do, it goes quickly.
I haven't tried it yet - it's just that you made it "look" easy to do.
That's really cool! It looks really nice too.

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