My sportsman husband wanted me to make covers for his truck console to help protect the padded back section from getting dirtier, and to cover the small open cubbies on the front section. They are located to the right of the cup holders. And of course, he needed the cup holder areas to be open. The large back section of the console opens up for storage. Even with the covers on he is able to reach between the sections and open it and the covers will remain on as I tried to make them fit snug.
I cut two pieces of cloth 1 & 1/2 inches bigger (on all sides) than the measurement of each console section. I cut a piece of fusible fleece the exact size of each section and fused it to the wrong side of each fabric piece. I stitched around the edge of the fleece just for extra holding power to keep it attached when the covers are laundered. Although, I will put these in a laundry bag which will further aid in keeping the fleece attached. Another idea for you would be to stitch around the outer edge of the animals/birds/trees. After finishing these I thought maybe using a piece of flannel beneath would've been better to use as it would be better at absorbing should a spill ever happen.
I put the corners with right sides of fabric together and stitched them closed. I cut off the excess from those corners and did an overcast stitch on those little seam allowances. Then I turned up 1/4 inch twice all around the outside edge of each section and stitched them down with a straight stitch. For the cup holder opening I put the cover on the front section. I used a Sharpie and my fingers. As I felt around the opening I marked the shape with the Sharpie. I cut that shape out of the cover. Put the cover back on to check for accuracy. Then I did an overcast stitch all around the opening. These are nothing too fancy but my husband was happy with them and that's what mattered.
Top down view of the covers The interior of the truck is a dark gray and this is the only wildlife type fabric I could find with shades of gray in it. I bought it at Fabric.com The print on this fabric is called Whispering Winter and it's description says it is Designed by Michelle Mara for Wilmington Prints. It is 100% cotton which I prewashed and dried before sewing.
After I uploaded the photos I thought to myself I should've cleaned out his cup holders for the pics. This is a guy truck so I hope you understand why they look grunchy inside. Besides, cleaning out his truck is not on my job description.