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Washable Upholstery Fabrics

We saw the need from our customers for an unbacked, machine washable fabric that is soft and beautiful but also durable and bleach cleanable... even dark colors. These multi-purpose fabrics are suitable for a variety of applications: slipcovers, draperies, pet beds or wherever you need a little extra performance in your life. 
 

We saw the need from our customers for an unbacked, machine washable fabric that is soft and beautiful but also durable and bleach cleanable... even dark colors. These multi-purpose fabrics are suitable for a variety of applications: slipcovers, draperies, pet beds or wherever you need a little extra performance in your life. What kind of fabric should you use for a washable slipcover? The best fabric for a washable slipcover is Revolution Plus. Revolution Plus is a non-backed upholstery fabric that’s stain resistant and soft to touch. It’s easily cleaned with a dye free laundry detergent pod on a cold cycle. Line dry the slipcover or on low heat in the drier. How much fabric to slipcover a chair? You will need between 3-6 yards of fabric to fully slipcover a chair. Contact your local upholstery, seamstress, or workroom professional to have a slipcover custom made for your furniture. How much fabric for a slipcover? It all depends on the furniture. Sofas generally take between 5-15 yards to slipcover depending on the size of the sofa. Chairs take between 3-6 yards of fabric depending on how tall the back is and if you want the slipcover to have a protective skirt around the base of the chair. It’s best to contact your local upholstery, workroom, or seamstress professional before buying yardage for a slipcover. They can accurately determine the amount of fabric you will need to slipcover your furniture. How much fabric to slipcover a sofa Generally, sofas take anywhere between 5-15 yards to fully slipcover the sofa. It all depends on how large your sofa is and if you want a skirt for the slipcover. Contact your local workroom, upholstery, or seamstress professional to get a better fabric estimation for your furniture. How to wash slipcovers? The best way to wash slipcovers it to wash them on a delicate, cold water cycle with a dye free laundry detergent or pod. Dye free detergent and pods will prevent the slipcover from potentially being stained. To see more cleaning videos, view our cleaning page.