With wrong side up, drape one towel, wrong side up, crosswise over the seat of the chair, placing one long edge of the towel even with the back of the chair and with the short ends extending evenly over sides and the opposite long edge draping over the front.
At each front corner, pull towel front and sides out diagonally to form mitered corner; pin to fit chair snugly (the sides may extend longer than front section).
Remove towel from chair and stitch along each pinned corner. Trim seam allowances to 1/2 inch.
If sides are longer than front, turn them under to match length; press edge. Trim pressed edge 1 inch past fold. Turn under 1/2 inch on raw edge so raw edge meets fold; topstitch to secure hem and complete seat cover.
With wrong sides facing and hems even, pin short edge of remaining towel to back edge of seat cover, centering it. Stitch along pinned edge with 1/2-inch seam; press seam toward second towel.
Place cover on seat and drape second towel over back of seat. Mark tie placement on both sides of second towel, placing first set of marks 4 inches from top of seat back and remaining set of marks near lower edge of second towel. Remove cover from seat.
Cut ribbon into eight equal pieces. Sew a piece of ribbon under each mark with the raw edges of the ribbon against the wrong side of the towel.
Place cover on seat and tie ribbon pairs together to attach slipcover to chair.
Photographed by Amy Herring
Produced By and Styled by Ingrid Leess
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