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Fabric & Slipcovers

Want to update your look without replacing your furniture? Check out our step-by-step How To guides for fabrics and slipcovers.

  • InsideOut Performance Fabric with coffee spill

    Performance Fabrics 101

    We’re always preaching the importance of a beautiful home that reflects your lifestyle and personality, but we never choose beauty over function. What’s the…

  • How to reupholster your slip seat

    How to Reupholster a Slip Seat

    We love to share spaces and projects from interior designers who use our furniture pieces. They always have fresh takes on our favorite items!


    How to Mix Patterns like a Pro

    This post was updated February 2021.

    We get it. Mixing patterns is scary. Between colors and scale and pattern, there’s a lot to consider, and…

  • Velvet sofa in a neutral living room

    How to Care for Velvet

    This post on how to care for velvet was updated in August 2022.

    It’s easy to fall in love with velvet. The classic warmth and…

    How To Make a Wall Hanging

    Creating a Wall of Pattern

    In order to hang the fabric to create a wall of pattern, you will need:

    Metal Hooks (WS785) which come in…

  • Learn how to care for Sunbrella Fabrics from Ballard Designs

    How to Care for Sunbrella Fabrics

    The Style Studio Team has received quite a few inquiries on the care of Sunbrella fabric. Our customers are now using Sunbrella fabric for indoor decorating. They are having their sofas, chairs and pillows covered in the durable and lasting fabric. We thought it was a good time to post Sunbrella’s Care Guide to help our Ballard customers keep their furniture looking fresh and new.