Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 08:55:11 AM by Ferdinanda Berger. Midcentury. There are always budget considerations to be sure, but buying a good quality sofa ensures that you don’t have to replace it within a couple of years. Buying a good quality sofa saves you money in the long run. Buy the best quality you can afford as buying a poor quality sofa means that it will lose its shape, looks and comfort factor pretty quickly, sometimes within a matter of months. A poor quality frame can also cause it to break, and you will have arms that jiggle and legs that aren't steady.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 06:02:55 AM by Iwona Braun. Midcentury. If you want to judge the quality of a sofa, go beyond what it looks like. Quality goes deeper than looks, and that is why two identical-looking sofas can vary so much in price. What lies inside determines how your sofa rates for quality. The frame, seating support and filling not only determine your sofa’s level of comfort but also its ability to retain its shape and stability in the years to come.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 11:03:06 AM by Brechtje Arnold. Midcentury. This is another one for design pros and the design risk takers. In large rooms, a backless sofa (or chaise) is perfect for breaking up the room and creating conversation areas.
Published at Monday, December 31st 2018, 11:55:36 AM. Industrial By Ferdinanda Berger. Sofa backs can vary in height, shape, and cushion material and are integral to the style and comfort level of a sofa. Attached back cushions are fastened, clipped, or sewn to the back of the sofa. The advantage is that they don´t move around and you don‘t have to worry too much about keeping them in shape.
Published at Monday, December 31st 2018, 11:55:32 AM. Contemporary By Hannah Fuchs. My mom was pretty positive there were no zippers to access the seat backs on her sofa, but after a little spelunking she was very surprised to find that, indeed, there were hidden zippers along the bottom back sides. If you can only get to the seat cushion, skip the Poly-fil and just pick up batting. For seat back access only: just Poly-fil.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:52:58 PM. Traditional By Hedda Böhm. Not all fabric is suitable for slipcovers. As a general rule, it is best to avoid very heavy fabrics such as chenille and velvets as they may not adapt very well to the shape a sofa or chair. But rules are meant to be broken and these materials can be good for a very custom-made, structured look. But as a general rule, slipcover fabric should usually be of medium-weight to more easily fit over your furniture.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:52:38 PM. Modern By Brechtje Arnold. The next step is to measure the height—measure the back at the highest point. For instance, a camel-back sofa will be highest in the center. Measure from there to the floor because sometimes sofa legs are attached. If the sofa legs are screwed on, you might be able to get away with just measuring from the top to the bottom of the sofa. If that measurement passes through the entryway, then you can screw the legs on once you have the sofa inside the room.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:21 PM. Midcentury By Carlene Albrecht. Hardwood is wood that we get from trees such as oak, maple, cherry walnut and other broad-leafed deciduous trees. This type of wood is stronger and better suited to most types of furniture making. Soft woods come from evergreen trees such as pines and cedar. This type of wood can bend or dent easily and therefore is not suitable where you need strength, such as in sofa frames. So while it is good to look for kiln dried wood, remember to as if the frame is constructed from hardwood rather than soft wood.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:17 PM. Industrial By Drika Baumann. An English arm is low and is set back from the front edge of the seat. English arms are low-profile and suitable if you like to take naps on your sofa. They are also good for small spaces, as they don‘t project beyond the body of the sofa. The front part of a pleated sofa arm is covered by fabric that is continued from the inside of the arm.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:14 PM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. Slip your sofa into something more comfortable (and more stylish!) in order to give it a fresh new look. Slipcovers aren’t as expensive as they used to be (although they’re still not cheap) and they’re available in a huge variety of fabrics and colors. You can have them custom made if you want the perfect fit, or you can buy something in a standard size for a looser fit. And if you have an IKEA sofa you’re in luck – there are a few companies who make slipcovers specifically for IKEA furniture.