Q: I just bought a secondhand sofa, (tight back, bench cushion), and wish to have it slipcovered. I want a white slipcover (love the versatility of being able to change decor with the seasons), but I have a yellow lab and I am worried about the practicality of white with a dog. I also want the cover to be as seam-free as possible, but I am having trouble finding wide width canvas. Can someone recommend a good website with reasonable prices on wide width goods? Also, do canvas slipcovers really take well to repeated washing? What is the best weight of canvas to buy for slipcovers?Sent by oofieb
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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