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Ultra-Refreshed Armchair Slip Cover

Updated September 12, 2018
This image courtesy of sewcountrychick.com

Maybe once upon a time that chair in your den looked decent, but after years of wear and tear, it's an eyesore. Lucky for you there's the Ultra-Refreshed Armchair Slip Cover tutorial to spruce it up. No need to toss a perfectly functional, not to mention extremely comfortable chair, just because it looks beat-up. Learn how to sew a slipcover out of a fresh and fun print that includes contrasting piping. Once you finish this slipcover tutorial, you won't believe the difference it makes to your overall decor.

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So the current sofa I have will soon be one I place into the game room in the new house. Have designs on purchasing a new sofa and chair set for the den. To extend the life of that said set, I hope I can accomplish making this. The process for a larger chair has to be the same. I know that if I run into trouble, I can ask my neighbor. She is an accomplished seamstress.

Justine from Sew Country Chick makes this look so easy. I have an arm chair that use to kick out but that function no longer works and it could use a little TLC. I also have a lot of fabric that I purchased for something else and I think I would rather try my hand at this slipcover. Wish me luck.

You should definitely take a look at this tutorial the thrift store chair is changed beyond recognition. I really like the way the designer has avoided making a separate cushion cover, by making the cover fit over the top of the original cushion. You could make this even easier by avoiding the piping and just sewing plain seams.

You are so right. I use to work in a fabric store where I was the one who sent the furniture out to be reuphostered or a slipcover made for them. What a difference it makes to see the before and after. I have seen the ugliest chair trasformed to something so breathtaking. The good part about the slipcovers is you can take it off and wash it and put back on clean and it looks fresh all the time especially if you have kids or pets. This is a good tutorial.Do you use slipcovers verses recovering furniture?

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