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Serving  Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota

and Nashville, Tennessee

and surrounding suburbs.

763-557-1773 or 877-557-1773

E-Mail: Slipcoverman@slipcoverman.com

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FABRIC SELECTION GUIDE

The fabric you select for your slipcover is very, very important. To get a beautiful slipcover with best fit we offer the following suggestions.

For fitted slipcovers, we recommend:

  • Any tightly woven fabrics (not stiff)
  • Pattern, print, or textured fabrics
  • Decorator prints
  • Fabrics with the weight and feel of worn blue jeans
  • Try not to buy ---
  • Slippery rayon fabrics!!!
  • Fabrics Thicker than worn blue jeans
  • Fabrics Thin as Bed Sheets 

Brocade (light or medium weight)

Cotton Blends (cotton linen or flax)

Damask (light or medium weight)

Denim Twills (any color)

Ticking

Tweed (light or medium weight)

Wovens (light or medium weight)

For relaxed (loose) slipcovers, we recommend:

  • Pre-washed fabrics- They work the best to achieve this look.
  • Pre-washed - Decorator prints
  • Try not to buy------
  • Slippery rayon fabrics!!!
  • Fabrics Thicker than worn blue jeans
  • Fabrics Thin as Bed Sheets

Brocade (light or medium weight)

Canvas (medium weight)

Denim Twills (any color)

Jacquard

Ticking

Linen

Not recommended:

  • Thin fabrics (sheets)
  • Stiff fabrics (Chintz)
  • Slippery rayon fabrics!!!
  • Heavy upholstery fabrics
  • Rubber backed fabrics
  • Fabrics that show thru to underneath fabric
  • Covering leather or vinyl

We are a Twin City   Minneapolis   Saint Paul    Minnesota slip cover  workroom that specializes in  slip covers  custom slipcovers. We do  sofa  slipcovers   chair slip covers   ottoman slip covers    pillows    custom pillows    cushions  and  sell  fabric  for  custom  slip covers

BENEFITS OF SLIPCOVERING

  • Quick and easy from estimate to installation. 
  • Your cost is less than reupholstery.
  • Slipcovers enable you, your family, and your pets to really relax and enjoy your furniture.
  • When soiled (by kids or pets), simply unzip your cover and send it to the cleaners.
  • Your furniture never leaves your home.
  • You can change the look of your existing furniture.
  • Choose your fabric wherever you like.

 

4 EASY STEPS TO A BEAUTIFUL SLIPCOVER

  1. Call or email for a Price and Yardage estimate.
  2. Enquire about Fabrics or Purchase fabric at your favorite fabric store.
  3. Schedule a pattern appointment.
  4. Receive delivery of your beautiful custom slipcover in 3 - 4 weeks.