How To: Repair Ripped Out Slipcover Seams

created at: 2009-03-18

Slipcovers can be a lifesaver – until you see what happens at the dry cleaners. Unfortunately, not all slipcovers have neat, finished, serged seams inside. If the seams have been stitched with a very skimpy seam allowance, a tumble at the dry cleaners will likely leave you frowning when you get them back.  Here is a quick little pic-torial to show you how to fix those torn seams yourself and save $$$.

All You Need:

sturdy straight pins

scissors

fairly heavy duty sewing machine

matching thread

seam ripper (possibly)

What you do:

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