How To Slipcover A Rolled Arm Camel Back Sofa

In this video tutorial you will learn the skills and techniques that I use to make custom fitted slipcovers. We will go over measuring for your fabric cuts, cutting your fabric, sewing and marking for arm panels, pin fitting your slipcover body, marking the bottom of your slipcover for finishing, and sewing a cushion with a zipper and welt cord.

This is not a beginner slipcover project and requires advanced sewing skills.

  • Part 1 – Measuring For Fabric
  • Part 2 – Cutting Fabric
  • Part 3 – Sewing Panels and Cording
  • Part 4 – Pin Fitting The Love Seat
  • Part 5 – Sewing The Slipcover
  • Part 6 – Sewing The Cushion

Run Time: 218 minutes

Supplies List

  • Fabric
  • 5/32” Cotton Welt Cord
  • 69 bonded nylon thread to match your fabric
  • #5 Nylon Zippers for your cushions (The slipcover body does not have a zipper)


  • A sewing machine that can handle your chosen fabric (I used a Juki DNU 1541s)
  • Fabric Scissors
  • 1 ⅞” Glass head pins
  • 120” Soft cloth tape measure
  • Magnetic pin dish (optional)
  • Chalk ( I used Clover Chalk Pencils to mark out fabric and tailors chalk to mark slipcover)
  • Straight edge ( I used a 60” long ruler)

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