Online class with Cherie Killilea

Custom-Fit Slipcovers: The Wingback Chair

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Give your furniture a facelift as you learn to drape, fit and sew custom slipcovers that will hug the unique humps and curves of your wingback chair!

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Cherie Killilea has been sewing slipcovers and working with furniture for more than 16 years. She began sewing when she was just 6 years old, and star...Read more

Lessons (7)

Preparing the Chair for Slipcovering
1. Preparing the Chair for Slipcovering
Meet your instructor, sewing maven and pattern writer Cherie Killilea. Cherie kicks off the class with a fun introduction to the basics of creating a ...Read more
22min
Creating Patterns & Measuring
2. Creating Patterns & Measuring
Learn how to draft your own pattern pieces, and how to determine which areas of your chair will need patterns. Discover the best ways to measure trick...Read more
31min
Creating the Back Unit
3. Creating the Back Unit
Begin the construction process by creating the back unit of your slipcover. If your chair tapers in the back, Cheri shows you how to install an invisi...Read more
30min
The Inside Wings
4. The Inside Wings
Start fitting the inside of the chair as you learn how to sew straight pieces onto curved pieces. Cherie demonstrates how to connect the gusset to the...Read more
21min
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Cherie Killilea has been sewing slipcovers and working with furniture for more than 16 years. She began sewing when she was just 6 years old, and star...Read more

What you'll make

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Created by: Cherie Killilea
Created by: Cherie Killilea
Created by: Cherie Killilea
Created by: Acksov
Created by: treeza29516527498
Created by: NancyPowellGA
Created by: Judy Canham
Created by: traceyjon1678920
Created by: julievickers
Created by: sharonsde5476424