Category Archives: slipcover fabrics

Slipcover Fabric Review: Canvas Drop Cloth vs. Canvas Yardage

Slipcover Canvas ComparisonDo you have a tight slipcover budget and need a low-cost fabric?

A canvas drop cloth could be the perfect solution. It seems like a bargain at only $34 for a 12 ft x 15 ft piece of fabric.

On the other hand, canvas at $5 per yard might be a super deal when you factor in ease of use, quality and durability.

Which one offers the most savings?

In this post, I break down what you can expect from a canvas drop cloth vs. canvas yardage for your slipcover. I think you will be surprised at what you really get for your money. Let’s dive in!

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Inspiring Natural Denim Slipcovers

Inspiring Natural Denim SlipcoversHello everyone! How are you doing? I’ve been thinking about all of you here in the U.S., and abroad, and hope you are staying healthy and are in good spirits as you adjust to your new norm.

I’ve been staying busy with a variety of personal and business projects here at home in Michigan. I’m an idea hamster and need to stay creative!

Since my workroom is temporarily closed I don’t have any new slipcover makeovers to share. But I want to inspire you just the same.

I thought it would be fun to look back at custom slipcovers I’ve created in natural denim. Transforming armchairs and sofas with this classic favorite never grows old. And, the results always make my customers very happy.

I hope these before and after photos bring you a little cheer and spark ideas for refreshing your worn & loved furniture this season. Enjoy! Continue reading

5 Slipcover Tips for Updating a Classic Loveseat

Upholstered Loveseat Before Slipcover

Isn’t this loveseat a cutie? I’m not sure if my customer, Tamara, purchased it secondhand or it was already in her family. What I do know is she looked past the outdated features and saw potential in the solid frame, classic design, and comfortable cushions.

The only thing this piece needed was a slipcover makeover with fabric and design details that worked with her farmhouse-style living space.

Here are the five things I updated to give Tamara’s loveseat the style boost she envisioned. Continue reading