How to Make a Fabric Cover for a Bookshelf
Using a fabric cover for a bookshelf is
aesthetically pleasing and practical. Customize the fabric cover by
using fabric that matches the
Things You'll Need:
- Cotton canvas, twill or other fabric
- Sewing machine or needle and thread
- Tension rods
Decide where you will put the fabric bookshelf covers. Choose to cover every shelf or only select shelves.
Measure the length and width of the shelf.
Cut the fabric to the length and width of the shelf, adding one extra inch on all four sides.
Sew a 1-inch hem on three sides using a sewing
machineor needle and thread.
On the fourth edge, fold over the loose edge and sew across, creating a pocket for the tension rod to go through.
Feed the tension rod through the pocket in the top of the fabric and attach the tension rod to the sides of the
Repeat the steps above for additional shelves.
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