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Best Quality & Most Beautiful Hemp Fabrics for Slipcovers

Hemp Fabrics for SlipcoversHemp is my favorite natural fiber for home textile items. It’s versatile, comfortable and beautiful. I’ve been using hemp fabrics for years to make my own kitchen towels, napkins, roman shades, curtains, pillow covers, bedding and slipcovers.

Good quality hemp canvas, twill and herringbone have a similar look and feel to linen but I’ve found hemp has more character and it’s stronger, which makes it long wearing. It also has less give than linen.

As far as undyed colors go you can’t beat hemp’s natural hues ranging from semi-bleached¬† creamy white to oatmeal and dark taupe.

Recently, I tested four new hemp fabrics that are ideal for washable slipcovers. If you like the look of a casual linen slipcover but want more durability, I think you will love these options. Let’s take a look. Continue reading

Slipcover Maker News: My New Ebook, Hemp Fabrics & Cushion Makeover Tip

Hello everyone! This winter has been a busy and creative season at my workroom. Besides making slipcovers for my customers, I’ve been hard at work finishing my new ebook, finding and testing new fabrics, discovering new techniques and tools, and improving some back end website stuff that will make your visit here more enjoyable. I have a lot to share so let’s get started! Continue reading

White Slipcovers Unify Multiple Seating Areas in this Charming Living Room

White Denim Armchair SlipcoverMy customer got lucky with this estate sale treasure. English rolled arms, feather cushions, turned legs and good bones. This, my friends, is an ideal chair for a slipcover makeover.

Keep reading to see the before and take a tour of Nellie’s charming living room. You’ll love how she uses white slipcovers and blue + green accessories to unify her different furniture styles for multiple seating areas.¬† Continue reading