About My Products and Services:
Custom Tailored Slipcovers
Since custom tailored slipcovers are fitted on the specific piece of furniture
they are to cover, I need physical access to the furniture. The process is
pretty simple. Once you have your fabric in your home, I’ll make an
appointment to come out and fit the slipcovers on your furniture. I bring the
pinned fabric back to the shop for sewing and when the new slipcovers are
ready I’ll bring them out and put them on. This means that I don’t need to
take your furniture out of your home and that this particular service is limited
to the Greater Atlanta area. Of course, if someone feels that having me
come to, lets say, Wyoming, and they feel the additional travel, time, and
lodging costs are justifiable, I’d be most flattered and willing to go whereever and slipcover what ever they wish. “Have scissors, will travel.” :)
If you live outside the Atlanta area, or if your furniture is in a vacation home
and you have an existing slipcover for it, I can usually use the old slipcover
as a pattern and ship the new slipcover to you.
Cushions and Cushion Covers
I can make new cushion covers for just about any style of cushion made, and
unless the cushion itself needs renewing or replacing, a new set of covers is
often all that is needed. I can also make replacement cushions inserts if
neccessary. Most seat cushions these days are made of urethane foam and
wrapped with Dacron, although some are the inner-spring type similiar to
mattresses. Back cushions are typically filled with loose Dacron or a down
and feather blend. I’ll make new ones of any flavor. Often, just adding filling
or re-wrapping the existing cushions with dacron or down and feather can
renew the cushion without replacing it entirely.
For The Bedroom
Although I don’t work with quilted fabric, I do make lined bedspreads,
coverlets, dustskirts, pillow covers and shams, bolsters, table covers and
toppers. Also, most headboards lend themselves to quite well to
slipcovering. This is an often overlooked design option that can really help
transform a bedroom.
O.K. This could be very long or very short. Since I’d probably forget some of
the style variations if I tried to list them all, I’ll leave it at this: Square, round,
welted, buttoned, zippered, with ruffles, with double ruffes, with flanges,
with fringe...well, I’ll make just about any style of throw pillow you wish.
In The Dining Room
Parsons chairs are excellent candidates for slipcovering. Since slipcovers are
easily removable for washing, dry cleaning or spot cleaning, worries about
food stains become a thing of the past. Of course, if your chairs just have
upholstered seats, those can be covered also. And it’s not uncommon to
make full, to-the-floor Parsons-style slipcovers for wood dining room chairs.
Talk about changing the style of a chair...
Of course, any type of chair can be covered for a new look, and I also make matching/contrasting/complimenting table covers and/or runners.
Decorative furniture throws add different "flavors" to your sofas, chairs and beds. For example, you can put a casual-look patterned throw over a formal-look sofa to create a homey atmosphere. In addition, the throws are often used as lap-blankets and cozy personal cover-ups in the winter.
They can be made of many different fabrics to achieve the function and appearance you wish. A favorite of lots of folks is the luxurious fake fur throw. My personal preference is to make the throws double-sided instead of merely lined. Then you can have, say, something like a velvet on one side and a brocade on the other. And matching pillows are also an option. There are numerous possibilities.
Protective furniture throws are simply large squares or rectangles of fabric for
throwing over a piece of furniture as a cover-up. They can be sized to cover the entire piece or just large sections. Often made of denim or
similiarly durable cotton goods, they aren’t fitted as slipcovers are, but are
easily laundered and great for protecting your upholstery or slipcovers from
everyday wear and tear. And you can just fold them up and hide them under
the furniture when company comes. I won’t tell. :)
Slipcovering In General
And then there are slipcovers in Sunbrella to protect the patio grill, for the
old trunk in the attic bedroom, for the front porch glider....slipcovering isn’t
just for furniture. If you have something that needs covering just call, email,send a picture - chances are it can be slipcovered!