Futon Slipcover – A futon cover is a fabric envelope that encloses your futon. It is both protects your futon from stains and has a decorative purpose. A colorful futon cover gives it a shiny new look, and even a plain futon cover will help look old or dimmed like new futon again. Making your own futon cover is a simple process as long as you have at least a small amount of experience with sewing. Choosing two flat sheets to make your futon covers.
Choose two flat sheets to make your futon slipcover. The flat sheets should match the size of your futon cover. If you have a full futon, for example, choose full flat sheets. Choose flat pages that respond, or choose two very different colors for a whimsical look. Wash the sheets on the hottest setting available. Wash the sheets of the highest temperature available. Dry the sheets on the hottest setting available. Dry the sheets of the highest temperature available.
This prevents the sheets from shrinking after you have made the futon slipcover. Place the two flat sheets face to face. This leaves a seamless pattern looking outward for both leaves. Sew the two short edges of the flat sheets together with a normal straight seam with 1 inch of seam allowance. Sew one of the long edges of the flat sheets together with a normal straight seam with 1 inch of seam allowance.