Step 1: Before you start - wash and iron the fabrics.
Step 2: Geather materials needed:
- three fabric-covered buttons out of patterned material we are going to use for the back of he cover.
- matching threads - brown and beige
- pen/pencil for marking
- ruler of some sort
- sewing machine
- iron & board
- measuring tape
Step 3: Cut the fabrics /all sizes in inches/:
#2 Panel 13.5 x 8.5 solid brown
#3 Panel 13.5 x 3.5 striped fabric /again make sure you are following the direction of the stripes as shown on the picture/
#4 Panel 13.5 x 17 solid beige
For the best result choose fabrics with a similar weight and corresponding colors.
Step 4: Iron and pin...
Take beige panel #4 , place it wrong side up and fold over 1/4” twice to enclose the raw edge and iron. Pin.
Step 7: Iron and pin again...
Fold over striped #3 1/4” once to enclose the raw edge and iron.
Fold over striped #3 twice, iron and pin. Make sure only 1/4” of it stays visible on the edge of the right side of brown panel #2. Pin on the wrong side.
Step 9: The buttons.
Step 10: Sew all together
Pin and sew all around the outer edge with a 1/2” seam.
Sew the seams with a zig-zag seam finish.