Home Decorating, Sewing, Slipcovers

The Couch Reveal!

Hi Friends! Well there she is!  All completed and ready for another many years of life.  I'm quickly off to run some errands so remind me to get a 'before' and 'after' shot.  This has been a very busy week...so much to post, but it will have to wait for now! Happy Slipcovering! ~Cathy

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Home Decorating, Patternmaking, Sewing, Slipcovers

The Inside Arm and Deck!

Now on to the Inside Arm... I am running desperately LOW on fabric so I have to sew pieces together in places that are not too conspicuous such as the Inside Arm and the Deck areas! I hate to do it but in this case because I can't find anymore of this fabric I'm in… Continue reading The Inside Arm and Deck!

Sewing, Slipcovers

Couch Slipcover Comes Out To Play!

Okay.  I have a confession to make. This project has sadly sat neglected for ...ahem... I can't even remember how long...let me check the calendar...or even better... let me check this here blog... June of 2011 !!!! WoW.  I guess I did have a great excuse, an ACL injury and all and it took a… Continue reading Couch Slipcover Comes Out To Play!

Slipcovers

A New Used Sofa ready for a Slipcover! And the price was Right!

Einstein checks out the new sofa. Hi Friends, Yesterday, a couple of things happened that amounted to me taking delivery of this slightly lovingly used Flexsteel loveseat. My brother called to let me know he was in town and wanted to come for a visit and Holly's owner called to let me know her Mother's sofa… Continue reading A New Used Sofa ready for a Slipcover! And the price was Right!

Re-decorating, Slipcovers

Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 10 – The Box Cushion Cover and Reveal!

The final step in this project is the cover that goes over the cushion. This type of cushion is called a BOX cushion.  It is called a box because of the three distinct dimensions; length, width and height. This was not difficult to sew at all.  I was actually relieved once I got to the… Continue reading Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 10 – The Box Cushion Cover and Reveal!

Slipcovers

Save the Cat Slipcover – Part 9 – The Skirt

It's on to the skirt!  I'm almost there! The skirt to the slipcover was fitted using the skirt pieces I had cut out from the Butterick Pattern.  I had to fudge a little but it all worked out. The first thing I did...unfortunately no photo...was to use a ruler and measure UP from the FLOOR… Continue reading Save the Cat Slipcover – Part 9 – The Skirt

Slipcovers

Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 8 – The Deck!

I thought I'd never get here! But now that I am I have to admit I really have absolutely no idea what to do!!! Ha ha ha! I remember something about leaving little flaps of extra fabric on the back and sides but I can't figure out just exactly how they get attached. I will… Continue reading Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 8 – The Deck!