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FABRIC ADVICE

3 Steps for Choosing the Best Slipcover Fabric

Yardage Estimate Guide

How To Preshrink Slipcover Fabrics

4 Things to Look for When Choosing Slipcover Linen

Are Performance Fabrics a Good Choice for Slipcovers?

Denim Slipcovers FAQ

Best Fabric Weight for Your Slipcover

 

FABRIC REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS

List of Favorite Fabrics + Reviews

Natural Canvas: 3 Favorites for Slipcovers

Ticking Stripe Fabric Reviews

Got Pets? These 5 Protective Slipcover Fabrics Will Save Your Upholstery

Top 5 Fabrics for White Slipcovers

Favorite White and Natural Canvas for Slipcovers

 

SLIPCOVER TIPS, TRIMS & TOOLS

#1 Tip for Better Fitting Ottoman Slipcovers

Best Welt Cord for Slipcovers

 

ABOUT CUSHIONS

5 Things to Know About New Foam Cushions

How-to Refresh the Back Cushions on Your Sofa and Armchair

3 thoughts on “Learn

  1. mirage975

    Hello Karen, I’d like your advice. I got g good deal on 60″ white cotton twill. Not sure of the weight but you can’t see thru it at all. It’s nice and hefty. I’m thinking it will make a nice slipcover, do you agree? Of course I will pre-shrink. Thank you! Kathi

  2. slipcovermaker Post author

    Hi Kathi,
    I’ve never used the Bentley Twill for slipcovers. I see it has a dry clean only label and it doesn’t call out the weight. My guess is it’s an 8 to 10 oz. The only way to know how it will perform in a washable slipcover is to test it — machine wash and dry one yard on hot. That test will reveal a lot about shrinkage, coverage and durability.

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