On Pinterest, I had seen this fabric covered filing cabinet from the blog Wastenot Workshop. I am going to put red scrapbook paper in the fronts of these drawers in order to hide the contents. Cover file cabinets with fabric, add a glass topper and viola! You may regard that metal filing cabinet that takes up space in your home as drab but necessary. With some decorative fabric, you can transform it so it’s both necessary and stylish.
Do you have an old filing cabinet lying around? If so, give it an update! This DIY filing cabinet project is so easy – just add decoupage and fabric. Doily covers for dessert plates with Stiffy Valentine decor: DIY Ikat frame. 2 yards of 60 inch wide fabric (If you have a larger file cabinet, I would go for 3 yards) Serger or Overcast Foot (If you don’t have either- binding works great!) Scissors Needle appropriate for fabric weight (mine was a ballpoint needle size 90) Thread Safety Pins Duct Tape. Remove the drawers and hardware from the file cabinet. (You can remove the lock by pinching the sides of the back, then pulling it through the front- see picture!) 2. The fabric on the desk chair looks like an old Amy Butler line. (Line: Forest Pattern: Pods).
Cut paper to size, allowing for a 1cm overlap to cover edges. The fabric wasn’t quite wide enough to cover each side, even with a single border and I didn’t have a another border that really matched. I put something heavy on the fabric on top of my filing cabinets while I glued all the sides and bottom and then I finally glued the top as well. I can’t believe that filing cabinet cover only has ONE yard of fabric in it!
Diy Filing Cabinet Update
Locked in an epic battle with your fabric stash? Check out this brilliant tutorial for filing your fabric from Karen at Sew Many Ways. Storing fabric in a. I just measured the fabric to make it long enough to go down both sides, and it was the perfect width to cover the top of my table as well as hang about halfway down the back. Instead of using paint to jazz up a plain wood filing cabinet, why not use upholstery techniques to cover it with fabric or even wallpaper. Well, today it’s from the office supply..actually the file cabinet in my sewing room, but you can find it in the office supply. Actually the file cabinet in my sewing room, but you can find it in the office supply. If you are concerned about sunlight fading your fabric, you can always make a small curtain to attach to cover the front that will hide all of your fabrics and still be pretty. Cover the top and sides of the cabinet with the fabric and adhere it with Velcro. Fasten the Velcro along the top edges of the file cabinet to give it definition and hold the fabric in place. By covering your file cabinet with fabric and some decoupage paint, you can add a pop of color and interest to your office, unleash your creative side and make your skills the envy of friends, family and guests.
How To: Wallpaper A Filing Cabinet Melbourne
Among my recent projects is a filing cabinet spruce-up. I had originally envisioned covering the drawer fronts and painting the rest a royal blue a la our bar cabinet, but once I had the paper on, I wasn’t convinced I needed to take it any further. From filing fabric to hanging it on hangers, you’ll have a plethora of creative ideas to find inspiration in. To the left of the file cabinet are shoe storage that make wonderful craft storage for yarn, small projects, and anything else needing organizing! It s perfect for all the grandchild sewing projects in the works.