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!

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!

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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

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Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 7 – The Outside Back

Whoo Hoo!  I'm now back to the Outside Back! I pin the Outside Back piece all the way around.  This is the technique I learned in the slip covering class and I will have to say it is quite brilliant! I have no idea if this is an original technique of Karen Erikson or if… Continue reading Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 7 – The Outside Back

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Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 6 – The Inside Back

I'm all finished with the arms.  Whew!!!  That took a while but I'm all finished with that phase on this chair!!! Yeah Me! As it turned out the left side did come out much better then the right side. The extra marking really helped and the sewing was much faster too. Now it's time to… Continue reading Save the Cat Slipcover Project – Part 6 – The Inside Back