Slipcover Fabric Care
Pre washing your slipcover
If you plan to machine wash your slipcovers I strongly
recommend washing and drying your fabric before I come to cut it. That way is already preshrunk and your covers
will always fit perfectly.
I suggest you cut a 20”X20”test piece of your fabric first and see how it
stands up to washing before washing all of your yardage.
I offer this washing and drying service for $ 4.00 a yard or you can follow
the instructions below and do it yourself.
You do not have to pre wash your fabric, but you
will have to always dry
clean your finished covers to avoid shrinkage.
Cut your fabric into 10 yard pieces
Machine wash in cold water on the largest load setting and for the
Add ½ cup of white vinegar to prevent fading
Add fabric softener if desired
Dry fabric on low setting or drape fabric inside or outside to air
Some fabrics may also require ironing before being worked on if
Roll fabric back on roll right side facing inward
If you do not have a roll , simply roll the fabric without