How Do You Make A Slipcover For A Sectional?
A slipcover can change an entire room’s look, but purchasing one can be very expensive. Trying to find one that fits your furniture properly can be difficult, and fabric color and options are limited. Making your own gives you complete control of type of fabric, color, patterns and even matching throw pillows. After taking the correct measurements, it is easy to give your furniture a custom-tailored redesign. Step 1 Prepare to measure by separating all the pieces of the sectional. If you have reclining chairs, recline them for measurements. Step 2 Measure your furniture by measuring each section. For example, when doing a reclining chair, measure the very back of the recliner, measure the sides, the arms, the seat, the back and the actual foot rest on the recliner separately. Draw a diagram of the chair and add the measurements to your diagram. Remember to add a 1 1/4-inch seam allowance to all sides. Step 3 Purchase and cut your fabric. Once you have your measurements for all your pie