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Decorating light switch covers is a great
way to light up any room. You may have done this in the past with
wallpaper, why not try it with embroidery?
OK - first things first. There are a few things you need to be concerned with before starting this project.
1. Electricity is not a hobby. Have someone that knows about
electricity or a licensed electrician help you remove and install the
switch plate covers.
2. Make sure you use thin material when embroidering the design. Thick material will not fit in the switch plate cover.
3. Use only switch plate covers that are designed for this
application. They are available at most hardware stores. Failure to use
the proper switch plate cover can result in damage to the switch or
possible fire. The switch plate covers included in every pack are
specially designed for this application and they make sure no part of
the fabric or paper comes in contact with any of the electrical
Repeat this for all four flaps creating a clean opening.
Step 10 shows all four sides of the opening taped into place.