Slipcovering the Chairs

Some time ago we bought a couple of new armchairs. We quickly realized that they would have to be slip covered to protect them from the cats. So I got to try my hand at slip covering again.


Here is a collage of snapshots of the work in progress.

And here is the finished product!


Pinning pattern
Marking the hem
Another Closeup
Second Slipcover
Tricky Corner
Side Viewr
Fit Check
Back Viewr
Side Tucks
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Comments (3) to “Slipcovering the Chairs”

  1. Hello and congrats for your blog, it´s very useful and creative!
    Could you give more informations about how you’ve done your slipcovering? I’d like to do the same with one of our chair but I dont know what to begin with. How do you cut your fabric etc…?
    Thank you very much for your help.

  2. Sorry, I meant to answer you right away, but I let things get away from

    I have some older posts in my blog that explain how I slipcovered my sofa. It shows how I cut the fabric and fit it to the sofa. There are quite a few posts about this.

    The first post is located at

    The easiest way to find all the posts that deal with the sofa slipcover is to go my blog. On the right side you’ll see a column named CATEGORIES, under there, click on the link called Sofa Slipcover. This will bring up all the posts that deal with the slipcover.

    Good Luck!

  3. I need to make a slipcover for my couch but I’m scared because I have never attempted such a huge sewing project, do you have any tips for me?
    BTW ur cat is gorgeous :)

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