Slipcover fastenings reinforce or soften an overall decorative style.
Tailored or frilly? Traditional or cottage? Small details like buttons and bows (and let’s not overlook pleats and hemlines) help define the look of slipcovers, particularly on dining room chairs where the backs face into the room. Slipcovers can have plain edges where Velcro or snaps do the job of keeping them closed. But they often take on the aspect of clothing for furniture (versus permanent upholstery) so dress details abound. Covered buttons with loop closures [top] do a neat job of keeping things in place on the chair back. The single button on the seat cover almost feels demure and while I’m usually one for clean edging, the scalloped bottom gives this otherwise linen cover a custom look.… Continue Reading