What a great idea! Love it.Angie
That is a good idea! You should sell them on etsy!Sarahhttp://vintagelily.typepad.com/my_weblog/
Sweet!May I contact you about slipcovers?I have this settee, practically brand new but with very uncomfortable fabric...so I thought about slipcover.I'd like to ask your input, don't know if it's appropriate here, please let me know how to contact you ?Thank you.
Hi Bob,I do custom work so can only give advice unless you live in my area.I am happy to answer any questions you have here on my blog.Katie
Katie,So I have this tall wingback style settee (8900 Brianna Settee) just like the one pictured in the link below. It's practically brand new except for the really rough, uncomfortable feel of the fabric. With its dimensions being 58"W x 37"D x 43"H, how much do you think a custom-made slipcover for its size would cost?Thank you in advance for any insights you can offer.http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.broyhillfurniture.com/Interface/Style1/images/broyhill/8945_U5775-sm.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.broyhillfurniture.com/furniture/Living_Room/Settees_Chaises/&h=131&w=164&sz=5&hl=en&start=2&um=1&tbnid=gK5Sk4NiGEBIHM:&tbnh=78&tbnw=98&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dbroyhill%2Bsettee%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rls%3DGGLG,GGLG:2006-05,GGLG:en%26sa%3DN
Bob,Prices vary in different parts of the country, so you will need to talk to someone in your town. Slipcovers can cost as much as upholstery. My prices are slightly less than the cost to reupholster, and I ask the customer to provide the fabric, which allows them the opportunity to shop for a bargain. Slipcovers require more fabric than upholstery, so be careful about using an upholstery yardage chart.
I just found your blog today and wanted to tell you how much I have enjoyed reading it--it is very inspiring. From the ruffled slipcovered sofa to the ornate slipcovered mannequin form in your inspiration list-It seems you have found the 25th hour in the day!Much thanks and keep up the fabulous work!
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