slipcover fabric assistance needed

ratherbesewingSeptember 11, 2012

I plan to sew a slipcover for my family room sofa. I like the look of the Pottery Barn slips. Brushed canvas, canvas twill seem to be the typical fabric. I am concerned about wrinkles-they kind of make me crazy. What have you used for slipcovers? Are they holding up?

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I used cotton duck. I think twill would wrinkle less. When you wash it only let it dry until slightly damp and then put is back on. I found that the wrinkles come out by themselves using this method.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 5:58PM
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I had chairs slipcovered in a matelasse - I found king bedspreads on sale on line and the price per yard came out to be a real bargain. The fabric is not 100% cotton - don't remember percentages exactly but it's a cotton poly blend and I think that helps it not wrinkle and retain shape very well.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 7:11PM
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