Make Pillowcase Chair Covers - Chair covers can take a tired looking old piece of furniture and breathe new life into it. Chair covers are a cost effective way cover up the old pieces that are looking worn, to refresh the look of your furniture, and give you a stylish new decor. Chair covers may be purchased from dining room chairs to recliners, to fit any type of chair. So that you have to know what type of chair you are buying for before you begin to shop the chair covers.
So that you can get covers that will fit your furniture you need to get a measuring tape to measure the piece of furniture with. So that you can get the right fit, you may need to take several measurements. You may need to measure the height of the piece of furniture. You want to know how far the seat of the chair is from the ground. When measuring the floor height, you do not need to include the height of the back of the chair.
You'll need to measure the piece at its widest width. The arms of the piece may increase the width of the cover by several inches so take this into account when measuring. The seat of the piece will not be several inches taller than the back of the chair and you may need to know exactly how tall it is.
If you are shopping the type of cover will make a difference as well. Some covers are made to be draped on the chair just like a blanket while others are made to fit the contours of the chair. You need to look to the material the covers are created from. Some materials have than others do, give to them. Read the labels to determine in the event the material the cover you've chosen is made of has a high level of elasticity.