kids have been jumping on your sofa, or your furniture has been used a
lot, your slipcover might get a bit wrinkled.
Creases can easily be smoothed out by lightly spraying them with
water – a plant mister is handy for this – and pressing them out
with your hands.
way to tidy up your slipcover when you put it on is to use a wooden
spoon or spatula to push any loose fabric into the cracks at the edges
of the cushions.
chairs with wooden backs can be transformed by covering the backs with
batting or similar material – an old blanket would do – to add
padding, then covering them with
dining chair slipcovers.
makeover a sofa or chair with wooden arms, it’s simple to add padding
by wrapping the arms in polyester batting (available at craft shops) and
holding it in place with string or Velcro.
Once you’ve fitted a slipcover over the top, your DIY padding
will be completely hidden from view and your furniture will have a smart
plan to put a slipcover on a leather sofa or arm chair, covering the
seat in foam batting first will help the slipcover stay in place without
slipping on the slippery leather surface.
sectional furniture can be covered by using ordinary slipcovers for each
section and hiding the excess fabric that would usually cover the arms
by tucking it into the space in the middle where the two sections meet.
you’ve got an old sofa bed that could do with an update, you can
easily fit a slipcover over it as you would on an ordinary sofa –
you’ll just have to remove it when you want to use it as a bed.
If you would like to make your own slip covers
then these instructions as to how to go about it, may prove useful.
and materials for making your own slipcovers