Category Archives: sectional slipcovers

Khaki Denim Sectional Slipcover

Jen’s outdated plush brocade slipcover is a thing of the past. Now, her sectional has an entirely new look with a Khaki denim slipcover. Looking fabulous especially with her pretty mix of patterned and textured accessories. Even her protective doggie blankets fit right in!

Sectional Slipcover Copy in Khaki Denim

This project was a slipcover replacement. Jen sent me her old covers to copy and update. I changed the gathered skirt to a tailored style for cleaner lines.

Sectional Slipcover in Rustic Linen Cotton

Gray Line Linen and Cotton Slipcover for Sectional

Upholstery Linen and Cotton in Color Oatmeal from Gray Line LinenIf you like the idea of a relaxed linen slipcover but don’t want a lot of wrinkle this linen and cotton fabric is a good alternative.

It’s a thick yet supple cloth featuring a tiny box texture that shows off both the un-dyed flax and natural cotton color.  Slubs and nubs are part of its charm. The look is more rustic than refined — think casual farmhouse style. 

Here’s what you can expect when working with this Upholstery Linen in color Oatmeal from Gray Line Linen:

  • High shrinkage. It shrinks 5″ on a one yard length and 3″ on the width. Pre-shrink your yardage in jumbo size washers and driers before you make your slipcover and you’re good to go.
  • Heavy weight.  Sewing multiple layers will require an industrial machine. For projects with simple seams and few layers this fabric will feed through a home sewing machine just fine.
  • Slight give. Fabric eases out a bit when sewing and probably will to the same with wear. Start with a snug slipcover fit and control the give as you sew for best results.

Slipcover Copy for Bensen Neo Sectional Sofa

Bensen Neo Sectional Slipcover

My New York customer, Jeff, sent me his worn slipcover to copy for his Bensen Neo Sectional. I love the simple, smart design of this piece.

The slipcovers for the body sections Velcro on creating a sleek, snug fit. No zippers, no welt cord, no skirt. I finished the seams with a clean edge stitch.

Custom Slipcover for Neo Sectional

Slipcover fabric: I used Dream Weaver by P/Kaufman in color Stone purchased from Sailrite. It’s a  sturdy 10 oz. polyester dobby weave with a supple hand-feel. There is a front and back side to this fabric as well as a directional nubby texture. No pre-shrink info — this slipcover copy is dry clean only.