Sewing machine cover, courtesy of One Yard Wonders.

I made a promise to myself the other day to complete some projects from the various sewing books I have purchased recently.  So the other night I sat down to create a sewing machine cover.  Behold.

I cracked open my trusty copy of One Yard Wonders and decided to play.

I just happened to have a piece of fabric nearly the perfect size, 1 inch less, and some of my fun wood grain print left over from some Style School projects.  I used plain brown fabric on the inside of the pocket to conserve what little wood grain print I have left.  It’s just too fun to use on the *inside* of something.

The pattern called for these little box corner thingies, which I have never done and I must say I was quite nervous about cutting into my perfectly well sewn project to make new corners.  It all turned out well in the end of course.

I added some rick rack to the pocket, just because.  I resisted adding buttons as well since I thought that might make it all little too much like my Style School notebook cover.  Not sure exactly what one puts in a pocket on the front of a sewing machine but I’m sure I’ll find something.

This was my first project of my 4 project evening a few days ago, so of course, once I finished this lovely cover I had to take it off to sew the next thing on my list.  I wasn’t sure where to put it while the machine was in use.  Then I had a brilliant idea . . . it makes a great chair topper, complete with pocket!

7 Responses to Sewing machine cover, courtesy of One Yard Wonders.

  1. Looks great!! I am thinking about getting that book now!

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  3. What a lovely sewing machine cover – well done! What goes in the pocket you wonder? Your manual, cord, and pedal of course :)

    Rebecca & Trish

  4. I love the faux bois pocket! The rick-rack is a nice touch, too. There aren’t many things that a bit of rick-rack can’t improve. :)

    Rebecca, above, hit the nail on the head. I keep my pedal, cord and user’s manual in my OYW machine cover pocket.

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  6. Hi, my son goes to a charter school and they have small desks. I was wondering if you can make chair covers like your picture but to handle light books and so forth. plain color no designs. If you can and the price is affordable I can let the teacher know and maybe they can order thru you… let me know???? I’m not sure were your located but I’m sure it wouldn’t be that much to ship. Thank you

  7. What a lovely sewing machine cover!!

    You have a beautiful blog !!! Thank you for this tutorial.

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