Begin faceted search navigation.

Slipcover Tips & Tricks

kls_static_browse_leftnav_end_faceted

Slipcover Tips & Tricks

No Tucking Area

No Tucking Area

If your sofa doesn't have creases in between the sofa arm and the back cushions, simply make neat pleats, and tuck all excess fabric under the seat cushions.

Skinny Arms

Skinny Arms

If your sofa's arms are thin, wrap them in batting, then cover with the slipcover.

Leather Furniture

Leather Furniture

Lay down a nonskid rug pad to reduce slipping and sliding.

Tucking

Tucking

Use a wooden spoon or spatula to help tuck in excess fabric. To keep it tucked in, roll up some old magazines with a rubber band and push them into the crevices.

Wrinkles

Wrinkles

Throw the slipcover in your dryer on a low setting with a damp towel for a few minutes. Put the slipcover back on your furniture while it's still warm to keep wrinkles from reappearing.

Dark colors, bold patterns & piping

Add a light-colored sheet between bold patterns and a light-colored slipcover to prevent the pattern from showing through. If you have bulky piping, you can add batting to keep the surface flat and even.

Back to the Top