Place the fabric over your chair with the printed side up. Brilliant! Also, many years ago as a kid we had a knit cover (hated it) and I used old magazines to tuck in the crevices and also used those clear plastic screw thingy’s to keep it in place. LOVE your tips, they’re always something I would never have thought of.

I would love the Loosefit Square Cushion Boxpleat Slipcover. Obviously, I’d pick the tailored large white one! wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Dry them until till they are damp.,, thank you, Congratulations.

Cut a piece of fabric to fit your measurements. I have changed that scenario by adding my own style to them. Wonderful tutorial on the slips, Diane!, I would get the T cushion Boxpleat slipcover!! mine would be spotted muddy dirt and white color! Trax is adorable…love that he is in almost all of the photos :). LOL! I forgot to mention that I am a Google Friends follower!

We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Sew a 1/2-inch hem all around, or use iron-on bonding tape, like Stitch Witchery, if you prefer. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse, I love the willowy draped look of the drop cloth covers but with kids, babies and pets in the house it’d never stay put! wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. If you’re covering an armchair that has a rounded back, consider a fabric that drapes well, such as slipcover-grade chenille or soft twill. Spot treat stains as they appear to keep your slipcover looking like new. 1. Place the cover on the chair, printed side down. Last Updated: October 2, 2020

Combined, these sheets give you ample fabric. I still can’t get over how clean you keep your house.. not a paw print, just and indentation from Traxx…. Pin the fabric together where the seat meets the back to hold it steady. I don’t know if they are still in business or not. I’m going to be attempting this on my old sofa using a comfy old chenille bedspread – I’d love to order something from the ugly sofa website but sadly for me they don’t ship to Canada. ), I would get the Separate Seat Square Cushion Slipcover. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. looove this!! Decide how much “leg” you want your chair to show. So I’m taking your ideas and doing it your way! Someday some of them may come true. Between one set being shrunk by the dry cleaners and the other literally falling to pieces I have resorted to 2 chenille bedspreads for covers. I hope to copy your idea of covering the cushions separately also. Another thing I like about having separate cushions is when something spills – you don’t have to remove the entire slipcover to deal with the spill, only the affected cushion cover. How to Put a Throw Cover on a Couch. (If you can’t find 105-inch-wide fabric, you need to join fabric together for adequate width to cover your furniture.) Lucky me :). Once you are happy -tighten all the ties front and back. I would love the Seperate Seat for a small sofa – either parchment or cream – my sofa is starting to show it’s age :-), I am also a follower of your blog. I would choose the Loosefit Square Cushion Boxpleat Slipcover. I do have a machine but, like you, can pretty much sew a straight line. Tuck both ends of fabric underneath the bottom of the cushion and use another safety pin to secure the flaps into place. wait, are you serious?! receives a small commission when certain items are purchased, but the price is the same for you. visit for more information. For the width, measure the entire chair from left side to right, starting on the floor on one side and going over the seat down to the floor on the other side. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.

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\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Yes, a pig. Write down your measurements on a piece of paper or on a note on your phone so you don't forget! You are brilliant! I follow you, you are my first go to on and like you on facebook. googletag.cmd.push(function() { Armchairs are naturals for slipcovering. Don’t dry them all the way. Click this link and buy attractive, easy to maintain and comfortable cushion covers for chairs, sofas and more things at low price. Brilliant! Fortunately, you can make covers for dining-room or other hard-backed for very little money and only the most basic sewing skills. Exactly what i was looking for to cover my parents sectional, i cant sew or afford a slipcover so this is my only option. This is the case in my wish to have custom slipcovers made for the sofa and chair in my family room. A faded or dated couch can make a whole room look drab. References. Wash your slipcovers before putting them on sofa/chair. I love those little kids’ sofas – they’re so adorable and perfect for … My husband and I have a comfortable couch that was handed down to him in college. Thanks a bunch. This is so genius! Push this into any crevices you can find. Get my free Furniture Painting Guide when you sign up for email updates. Martha B. }); Your email address will not be published. If the cover has a drawstring tie, pull it closed and tie it.

I have dedicated this day to these projects, and actually very excited about it. Brilliant! I bought a slipcovef for my small sofa and one for my large sofa with separate slipcovers for the sofas’ T cushions. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. We use cookies to make wikiHow great. Would love to win a chair slip cover with the boxpleats. Thanks so much for the giveaway! Pretty nice and comfy, too – Someone is  liking these new slipcovers from Ugly as much as I do.

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I really liked the box pleat slipcover for a small sofa!! I would really like the t-square sofa cover in the honey or white. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.

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\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. :). Use a wooden spatula to press the excess firmly into the crease between the arm and the seat on each side. Our sof is showing some wear…we could use the Loose fit square cushion tie arm slipcover for a large sofa in white twill. You can make your bed pillow shams this way as well. Mitchell also regularly edits websites, business correspondence, resumes and full-length manuscripts. These are fresh and lovely…we would like the Loosefit T Cushion Boxpleat Slipcover for our chair. If the original covers for the seat cushions have piping, you might need to remove the old covers before putting the new cover on. Thanks so much! Whichever way you go, you'll soon have an updated look that you can be proud of! Covering a chair is a great way to update the look of a room. Tip: Use sewing pins to hold the fabric in place while you're cutting out the new pieces. Thanks for the generous giveaway! Any suggestions? Before buying or making a slipcover, measure your couch carefully to ensure your cover will fit -- slipcovers usually have some extra fabric, but too much or too little can make it hard to put the cover on properly. Of course he decided he had to play with it right where I was working. Remove the bottom and back cushions from the sofa/chair.

Sew the ties to the fabric, and remove the straight pins. I will add it to the post, in case readers don’t read this comment. OMG!!!!!! My wish list goes on and on – most of them will remain wishes, but in some instances I have found a way to get my wish or at least something that brings me a bit closer to seeing that wish realized.