Whether it's sofas, armchairs, bedheads, or stools, new slipcovers can transform even the tiredest furniture. Many of the covers in this guide can be made at home by sewers who have a moderate to intermediate sewing capability. There are lots of illustrations of creative ideas to help you navigate the design process.
Dress your nest! One of the easiest and most affordable ways to update a room is to add slipcovers to the furniture. In The Home D cor Idea Book Slipcovers, interior designer Jackie Von Tobel shares more than 300 slipcover designs to help transform seat covers, cushions, chairs, settees, sofas, benches and lampshades from drab to fab. The book also provides the tips needed in planning the style, design and construction of slipcovers for a home. Jackie Von Tobel is an award-winning interior designer with more than twenty years of experience and a passion for design. She is a leading authority on soft treatment design and construction and travels extensively teaching at various trade shows, schools and design centers across the country. Von Tobel is the author of the groundbreaking book The Design Directory of Window Treatments and The Design Directory of Bedding, and is a member of the IFDA and WCAA, and is certified by the WFCP. She lives in Las Vegas.