Educated Shopper: Uncovering Slipcovers
Sheri Corey can make any old couch look like new. Specializing in custom-designed slipcovers, curtains, and bed linens, she gives us the lowdown on what you need to know.
MHI: When choosing a fabric, what should we look for look for and what should be avoided?
SC: Usually, I encourage choosing a cotton or linen fabric. I have used upholstery-weight fabric before, but it doesn’t drape as well. Denim and cotton twills are the best. Also, plaids and stripes will require more fabric and time, so they get a bit more expensive.
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