Category Archives: armchair slipcovers

Back Cushion Slipcover Designs + Sewing Tutorials

Sofa Cushion Slipcover DesignDo you want to make your own back cushion covers? Get familiar with the shape,  construction and seam finish BEFORE you tackle your project. It will make your prep and production go so much smoother.

In this post, I break down the most common types of loose and attached back cushion designs. I also include links to a few sewing tutorials that will equip you with the basics. Enjoy! Continue reading

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

Designing a Budget-Friendly Slipcover for a Bargain Bergere Chair

French Chair Exposed Wood Detail

I got lucky. I found this Bergère French chair at my local ReStore and paid only $50!!

Now, my mind is whirling with slipcover design ideas. As with any slipcover project, there are a lot of decisions to make about fit, fabric, function and cost.

And, then there is the million dollar design question: should I cover the wood or expose it?

In today’s post, I share the first steps in designing a budget-friendly slipcover for my bargain Bergère.

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