How to sheathe box

How to sheathe box

If you under the bed have old cardboard boxes with different trifles, then now it is a high time to get them and to make convenient and beautiful caskets. It is necessary just to fit boxes the fabric which is picked up for color to your interior.

It is required to you

  • Fabric
  • Sintepon
  • Glue
  • Threads

Instruction

1. To sheathe box, it is necessary to pick up fabric in the beginning. It is the best of all to take fabric dense, but not heavy. It is better not to take fine and slippery fabrics, they are complex in work.

2. After fabric is chosen, it is necessary to check whether there will be spots from glue. For this purpose it is necessary to apply glue on rag of fabric and to allow it to dry. If there is no spot left, it is possible to get to further work.

3. Then it is necessary to cut out fabric. After measurement of box it is necessary to add allowances for seams approximately on 2.5 cm to outer edges and to find rectangle of such size. Then it is necessary to measure box bottom, then to take away from all directions 1 cm and to find rectangle of the received size. On top of box we find sintepon to make so-called cover. Subsequently we will sheathe cover fabric.

4. Then it is necessary to apply glue on cover and to paste the found sintepon. And then we impose fabric upward and sintepon and fabric together with cover is accurately stitched through. If there is tape fringe, it is possible to decorate cover such tape.

5. After that it is necessary to fit box sides. It is necessary to smear with glue one long side of box. Then fabric is accurately attached, but allowances are left. Then in turn it is necessary to paste over all sides. At the end allowances are tucked and pasted. After that it is necessary to apply glue on bottom of box and to paste the found bottom from fabric.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team


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