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About slipcovermaker

I'm Karen, The Slipcover Maker. I make custom slipcovers inspired by casual, comfy living spaces and natural fabrics.

5 Pleated Slipcover Skirt Designs + Lining Tips

Slipcover Short Box Pleat Skirt

Washed denim slipcover with unlined box pleat skirt.

A pleated skirt adds so much character to a slipcover no matter if its a classic tailored style with a single pleat on each corner, or a bunch of cute, chunky box pleats all the way around.

Choosing a pleat style is only half the fun of designing your slipcover skirt. You also have to decide if your skirt will look its best with, or without a lining.

In today’s post, I share the five most common pleated skirt styles, and why I choose to line them, or not. Plus, I let you in on what type of lining I use. Continue reading

Slipcover Fit: Best Dart Placement for a T-Shape Deck

Slipcover Dart on T-Shape Deck

Hello everyone, and happy beautiful October!

If you are gung-ho to slipcover your T-cushion chair or sofa, you are going to love today’s post. I share fit tips for creating great looking front corners on a T-shape deck using darts in just the right places.

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Custom-Fit Slipcover for Bergere Chair

Grande Duke French Chair Slipcover SideVoila! A custom-fit slipcover for my bargain Bergère style armchair.

A couple of weeks ago I shared my slipcover design ideas for this French chair. In today’s post, I give you a look at which one I chose, and how I tackled the pin fitting. Enjoy! Continue reading