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Personalize your ride!
I just bought a new car and decided to retire my old furry steering wheel cover. I soon found that it's impossible to find cool covers anymore. While in my closet I found a scrap of fabric I used to make a really cool lime zebra skirt a few years ago. I light bulb went off in my head and I ended up with the most awesome car decoration ever! After that I found another scrap of steampunky clock fabric to do the tutorial. Enjoy!

Posted by Jasmine T. from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See Jasmine T.'s 3 projects »
  • How to make a cars. Quick And Easy Steering Wheel Cover - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out fabric to 44" x 4.5". (I like to cut out the pattern on a piece of wrapping paper first so I can use it later without having to measure again.)

  • How to make a cars. Quick And Easy Steering Wheel Cover - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the long edges in about 1/2" and press.

  • How to make a cars. Quick And Easy Steering Wheel Cover - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew the short ends together then sew up the sides that were pressed down to make piping for the elastic. Be sure to leave the seams open 1/2" to pull the elastic through.

  • How to make a cars. Quick And Easy Steering Wheel Cover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach the elastic end to a pin. It makes it easier to feed through the piping. Feed it through then sew the ends of the elastic. Sew the seams shut. Repeat on the other side.

  • How to make a cars. Quick And Easy Steering Wheel Cover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Hoozah! You now have a steering wheel cover that's almost as awesome as you.


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GryffindorGrl · Fayetteville, North Carolina, US · 24 projects
oh wow! I just bought one of these hand made and I wanted to make a custom one myself! thank you so much for posting this! Happy
Dragoness · 28 projects
omg love this so much!! I just bought a furry tatty teddy cover because my awesome dragon one got ruined by mechanics GRR!!
BreeXI · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 6 projects
i seriously cannot wait to give this a shot! i'll definitely post my version as soon as i get it done. thanks for the how-to! Happy
Shazziiee · Colchester, England, GB · 25 projects
I mum would love this! None of the covers fit her car because she has a smaller steering wheel.
Rebecca A.
Rebecca A. · 2 projects
Wicked tutorial, thanks, i had the same dilema as most of you with finding a cover good enough for my camper!!! V Cheers!!!
blue g.
blue g. · Nottingham, England, GB · 43 projects
Brilliant! I drive a Ford and the standard off the peg wheel covers just don't fit!
..::retro junkie::..
..::retro junkie::.. · Yuma, Arizona, US · 4 projects
Congrats on the new car! And thanks for the great tutorial =) now i don't have to spend twelve dollars on a steering wheel cover!
Jess · Phoenix, Arizona, US · 6 projects
That is totally awesome! Thank you for the tutorial. I've been looking for a steering wheel cover for awhile, and now I can just make one Happy
manabunga · Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, LA · 7 projects
new car + sexy steering wheel+ awesome tutorial! [and a brand new comment+fave lol]
i don't have a car, but i know a person who's been looking for ages for a s.w. cover =) thank you! i'd put round metal thingies and sort of bandage it through the metal holes =)
yay! <3


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