Learn how to make a slipcover that truly fits your furniture and looks beautiful! Pin fitting a slipcover right side out is easy and intuitive, perfect for beginners.
In this tutorial, I share simple, step-by-step instructions that will have you making a better fitting custom cover in no time.
Over the years, I’ve practiced many different methods for making custom-fit slipcovers.
I’ve tried pinning fabric reverse side out with and without welt cord. I’ve traced off furniture with a pencil and slipcover fabric. I’ve made muslin and paper patterns. And, I’ve used the half pattern technique.
Strong, sharp straight pins are a must-have for pin fitting a slipcover. I’ve tested a lot of sewing pins over the years and found one type that works best for pinning multiple layers of fabric together with a good hold.