Learn How to Make a Slipcover

In this 4-hour long video tutorial on how to make a slipcover for a chair, you will learn the techniques and skills I have developed to create custom fitted slipcovers.

In this rolled arm club chair slipcover tutorial you will learn how to properly measure your piece, calculate fabric yardage for your slipcover, plan the fabric cuts for the best use of your fabric, pin fit your slipcover pieces to your chair, how to create patterns for the front arm panels, plan and sew the skirt and add an extra fun detail, sew your slipcover together in the proper order, as well as pattern and sew a T-cushion cover.

  • Part 1 Measuring For Fabric Yardages and Cuts
  • Part 2 Cutting Fabric
  • Part 3 Making Cording
  • Part 4 Making The Arm Panes
  • Part 5 Pin Fitting The Chair
  • Part 6 Marking For The Skirt
  • Part 7 Sewing The Slipcover Body
  • Part 8 Sewing And Attaching the Skirt
  • Part 9 Sewing The Cushion

Run Time: 4 hours

Supplies List

  • 12oz Cotton Bull Denim Lime Green from Big Duck Canvas
  • 10 oz. Cotton Canvas Fuchsia from Big Duck Canvas
  • 5/32 Cotton Welt Cord
  • #69 Bonded Nylon Thread


  • 1 ⅞” Glass Head Straight Pins
  • Soft Cloth Tape Measure
  • Sewing Machine
  • Serger (optional)
  • Fabric Scissors
  • 60” Straight Edge Roller
  • Square
  • Magnetic WristBand (Harbor Freight)
  • Magnetic Pin Dish

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