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How to make polyester doubleknit slipcovers for a chair.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1972 (v.50#4) pg. 81

Photo shows how to spruce up an old school desk chair by covering it with fabric. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 78

Photo and instructions on how to make a slip cover for a chair from sheets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 96

Easy and economical "quick change" decorating ideas includes slipcovering a sofa and adding custom trim.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 46

Photos and instructions on how to make attractive, inexpensive slipcovers from mattress pads.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1977 (v.55#1) pg. 73, 126

A look at reupholstering vs. slipcovering. What to expect from each and a look at costs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1979 (v.57#3) pg. M10 (192+)

Easy-to-make slipcover for an armless chair.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 95

Lounge chair slipcover and pillow gives a faded chaise new life. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 81, 148

Sew a skirted cover for a square ottoman.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 84

Dressed to frill. A look at today's slipcovers. Looks at style, cost, fabric, etc. Includes tips on adding decorative details (trim, pleats, hems, ...) to ordinary slipcovers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 103, 116

Monograms that leave a personal imprint on a room. (1) Monogram-etched mirror. (2) Chair seat slipcover with a monogram. (3) Monogrammed pillow. (4) Banner-size door decoration is a monogram made of miniature dried rosebuds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1997 (v.75#9) pg. 30

How to give old upholstered pieces of furniture new life with slipcovers made from inexpensive fabrics.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1997 (v.75#9) pg. 159

Chair pinafores (lighter versions of slipcovers for straight chairs) to make using easy sewing or no-sew techniques. (1) Seat skirt. (2) Straight panels for back and seat of a ladder-back chair. (3) Sheer cover tied on with ribbons.(4) Scallop-edged pinstipe cover with ties. (5) Padded seat and back covers for wood or metal bistro chairs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1999 (v.77#11) pg. 34

Easy decorating with stencils. How to use stenciled sheet and pillowcases to make a tablecloth, chair covers and valance.
CRAFTS Mar 1993 (v.16#3) pg. 32, 51

Easy tuck-and-pin slipcovers from blankets, bedspreads, mattress pads, tablecloths, and sheets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 9 1979 (v.92#14) pg. 110, 171

How to slipcover a chair.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 123, 162

Slipcover wonders. Create a new look for your worn-out furniture with slipcovers made from sheets. Some need no sewing at-all.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 31 1984 (v.97#11) pg. 29, 44

Tip: How to make slipcovers for a studio couch, using Velcro for the seams. Est. cost: $18.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1979 (v.188#3) pg. 165, 261

Sew a slipcover for a wicker couch.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 102, 83

Sew a tie-on cloth cover for an outdoor chair seat and back.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 103, 84

Fabrics for interiors. Part 3. Four white fabrics to weave for slipcovers, patio furniture covers, and directors chair seat and back.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 51, 84

Ordinary table and chairs are transformed with a floor-length tableskirt and contrasting table topper, skirted slipcovers for straight chairs, a quick-sew lampshade and coordinated napkins and fabric napkin rings.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Oct 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 48, 38, 39

Pocketed slipcover and tube quilted runner to cover lawn chairs.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1982 (v.2#4) pg. 10, 22, 42

Tips on making fabric slipcovers for lawn furniture.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1985 (v.5#3) pg. 8

How to recover sofa cushions with strip-quilted material you sew yourself.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 17, 50

How to make a custom slipcover for an overstuffed chair.
THREADS #25 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 22

No-sew decorating. Tips on making slipcovers, wall hangings, draperies, etc. with an iron and/or stapler, but without any sewing.
WOMAN'S DAY Jan 13 1981 (v.44#5) pg. 74

How to summer-slipcover a tub chair and a club chair.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 11 1981 (v.44#13) pg. 4, 124

Easy-to-crochet arm covers for upholstered chairs and sofas.
WORKBASKET Oct 1983 (v.49#1) pg. 37

Non-stick cover for an inexpensive folding lawn chair with plastic webbing is made from stretch terrycloth.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1994 (v.59#5) pg. 26