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Refashion your stool!
Make a cover for your stool with this easy tutorial!

Posted by Schusterina from Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil • Published
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  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 1
    Step 1

    The materials!

    Specifications:
    - Make sure you have enough tissue to cover your stool from foot to foot.
    - The elastic needs to be 2/3 of the diameter of the seating part.
    - If you can afford an impermeable tissue, it is easier to clean!

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 2
    Step 2

    - Open the tissue over the table (the AVESSO up);
    - Put the stool with the seating part over the tissue;
    - Mark the seating part with the pencil.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 3
    Step 3

    - Add 3,5 cm or more to the circle you draw;
    - Cut it.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 4
    Step 4

    - Sew the elastic in a circle;
    - Make sure it is in the right side to side.
    - I used the zig zag stitch to UNIR the elastic, but you can make it by your choice.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 5
    Step 5

    - It will be like this.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 6
    Step 6

    - Put a sewing pin in the part of the elastic you have sewed unite;
    - Place another pin in the oposite side.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 7
    Step 7

    - It will be like this.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 8
    Step 8

    - Put together the both pins and add another pin in the oposite sides that are away from each other, and add the last pin in the other side.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 9
    Step 9

    - It will be like this.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 10
    Step 10

    - In the tissue, place a "cross" in the center with your ruler and your pencil.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 11
    Step 11

    - In the 4 ends of the "X", place a mark. In these marks you will attach the 4 pins you pinned in the elastic.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 12
    Step 12

    - Place the pins in each mark.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 13
    Step 13

    - It will be like this.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 14
    Step 14

    - Time to sew!
    - Make sure to always pull the elastic, so the tissue will kilt itself.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 15
    Step 15

    - Sew with the zig zag sitch in the corner of the elastic with the tissue;
    - In this step you will be making also the finishing.
    - Make sure to tie up loose ends with the sewing machine.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 16
    Step 16

    - Finished! Congratulations!
    - Now, just place it on your stool.

  • How to make a stool. Stool Makeover - Step 17
    Step 17

    Pretty cute! <3

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