Slipcover Fabric Favorite: Oatmeal Linen Cotton
Many of you have asked for an oatmeal linen cotton that’s slipcover worthy. Good news! I found one I think you’re going to love. It’s called LATIN and it’s a beauty! When I …
A word or two about slipcovers... Slipcovers can be an excellent solution when you want to change the look of a piece of furniture. Fabric, and to an extent, design changes (like adding or removing a skirt) are often all that you need to make an old piece look new. Because the original upholstery stays in place, a slipcover is usually less costly than reupholstering. Structural problems like broken springs, saggy webbing or worn out foam & fill cannot be fixed with a slipcover and should be…
My first sofa reupholster!
This is such a great step by step tutorial showing how to reupholster a couch using canvas drop cloths! I hope I can do this because my couch needs to be recovered so badly! #reupholster #couch #diyreupholster #furniture #furniturerepair #homedecorideas #homedecor #diyhomedecor
DIY Upholstery…Can I tackle this?
Ever wonder if you can tackle an upholstery project yourself? Well, you probably can. The better question is can you do it well? I respect the art of upholstery too much to tell you that anyone can upholster well. The truth is, it takes real skill and more than a YouTube tutorial to "do upholstery".…
Top 10 Refreshing DIY Re-Upholstered Furniture - Top Inspired
Tired of looking at your old and torn furniture, but don’t have the budget to buy new one? Time did its toll on your favorite chair, yet you don’t have
Cotton-Linen Slipcovers for Flexsteel Classics
Judy, one of my local customers here in West Michigan, got new slipcovers today. And, boy do they look fantastic in her family room! I pin fit her 12 year old classic Flexsteel sofa and oversized c…
Tips On Making Slipcovers With Drop Cloths | Miss Mustard Seed
I had no idea there would be such an interest in learning how to work with drop cloths in a home decor application, but several readers seemed very excited about it. I aim to please, so here it is! First of all, let me say that I was skeptical and hesitant to jump on the drop cloth bandwagon. I have always ... Read More
Matelesse Bedspread Slipcover
Chair--BEFORE---Darling, but she wanted it white. Chair--AFTER---white matelesse with gathered skirt. Queen size bedspread...used it all . Left the scalloped edge of the bedspread on for the bottom edge of the skirt. I dropped the skirt a few inches down from the decking so it would hang down better.
Cottage Sitting Room
OK campers, today we start on a new room in my Massachusetts condo!!!! You is SOOOOO lucky!!!!! Across from my master bedroom is my lit...
I have an old swivel rocker in my workroom that I sit in when I have to do some hand sewing. I picked it up for a few dollars with the idea of slipcovering it. That was nine years ago! Can you believe I've been looking at that ugly old thing all this time? You know how it is - after awhile you just don't notice it; it's part of the scenery. Well, I finally got around to doing something about it. I found some pretty matelasse fabric that I just loved and decided to use a coordinating plaid…