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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.

How To Pin Fit a Slipcover Right Side Out

Learn how to make a slipcover that truly fits your furniture and looks beautiful! Pin fitting a slipcover right side out is easy and intuitive, perfect for beginners.

In this tutorial, I share simple, step-by-step instructions that will have you making a better fitting custom cover in no time.

Over the years, I’ve practiced many different methods for making custom-fit slipcovers.

I’ve tried pinning fabric reverse side out with and without welt cord. I’ve traced off furniture with a pencil and slipcover fabric. I’ve made muslin and paper patterns. And, I’ve used the half pattern technique.

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Best Blue Jean Denim for Slipcovers

Swatches of denim in different shades of blue.

Cotton blue jean denim is ideal for washable slipcovers. This versatile and long wearing home decor fabric is designed for comfort!

I like using it to cover cozy armchairs and family-friendly sofas. It even works great for daybeds and dining chairs.

In this post I share some of my favorite blue jean denims along with tips for choosing the best one for your slipcover project.

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