Sofa & Dining Chair Custom Slipcovers: How To Get The Best Fit.
Style: Square Low Back This style of chair or sofa has removable back cushions. From the side, the back looks like a pyramid or square shape. This type has a straight upholstered back rising above the armrests. The height difference between the armrest and the back is less than 10 inches. If there is more than a 10-inch difference, then the style is a Square High Back. This type of furniture typically has a very deep seat depth because of the removable back cushions.
Style: Square High Back Seat cushions on this type are removable and arms are either square or round. The difference between this style and the Square Low Back is that the space between the arms and the top of the back is usually more than 13 inches. High back furniture usually does not have removable back cushions, but if it does have removable back cushions, you'll need to remove them before measuring and order separate cushion covers as well.
Style: Tuxedo Back This piece of furniture features the same height of arm and back or a difference of less than one and a half inches. Tuxedo Back furniture usually has removable back cushions that can have cushion covers ordered to exact specifications
Style: Round Back This sofa or chair is easily distinguished by looking at it straight on. It has a rounded, fully upholstered back and no back cushions. The back rises above the armrest no more than nine inches.
A: Total length of the seat left to right tip-to-tip at widest point. B: Back depth: Measure maximum thickness of back cushion at the top. C: Top length: Total length of the back at the top at widest point. D: Base depth: The distance from the back to the front of the couch at widest point. E: Skirt width: The distance from the top to the floor. F: Seat depth: The distance from to the back of the seat at the widest point. G: Back height: Maximum back height from top to bottom at the highest point. H: Back depth: The maximum thickness of back cushion at the bottom of the back. I: Back height: At the highest point. (Usually in a center of the chair or sofa) J: Base height: Distance from floor to where the seat and back meet. K: Back length: Length of the back left to right tip-to-tip at widest point. Most armless chair slipcovers are made from one piece that drapes the entire piece with a straight skirt and a center kick pleat.
<ul><li>Dining chairs can be infused with new life by adding custom slipcovers . Adding fabric slipcovers can soften wood chairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Fitted slipcovers can be made to fit Ladder back, Parsons, Queen Anne, Colonial, Chippendale and most other styles of chairs with straight, curved, round or square, wooden or upholstered back up to 45 inches. </li></ul><ul><li>Most dining chair covers feature a straight skirt with a split kick pleat in the center of the chair and two ties in the back. </li></ul><ul><li>Chair covers can be ordered with short skirts for a casual dining look or a long skirt for formal dining chairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Chair slipcovers can be ordered for dining chairs with arms and will require additional measurements to take into account arm height, width, distance apart and depth. </li></ul>The basic measurements for dining chairs include front and back width, seat height (skirt length), seat depth, total overall height, distance from seat to top of chair back, chair back width at the top, and the thickness or depth of chair back.