How do I decide if I should slipcover or re-upholster?
Most of us became aware of slipcovers in the early 90’s when the ‘Shabby Chic’ style of covering became well known. They were loose fitting covers, skirts puddling on the floor, often using several different fabrics. Custom slipcovers have changed and now are usually very fitted. ‘Fit like a Glove’ – that is the school of construction I follow. Slipcovers are everywhere. Spotlighted on Cityline recently and featured in Style at Home in a summer issue they are experiencing a huge resurgence. Slipcovering is a great way to add style and detail to furniture without spending a lot of money. Consider the following: Slipcovers are now less expensive than upholstery. I learned a new way of doing covers last year and now, instead of several days to cover a piece, I can do it in less than half the time and I don’t need to have the piece in READ MORE