A leather sofa brings charm to the décor of the space and acts as a focal point for your high style.
When the weather is chilly and you want something a little warmer on your back.
A slipcover is a simple way to bring comfort to your space and body while you adjust your seasonal décor.
Or if the leather couch has seen better days, a slipcover extends the life of the furniture while covering unsightly gaps or tears.
How to Keep Slipcovers on Leather Furniture
To keep your slipcovers from slipping, consider a couple of tricks to keep everything in its proper place.
Things You Will Need
- Measuring tape
- Spray bottle
- Ironing board
- Nonslip carpet padding
- Large one-piece spatula
- Thin foam batting
- Box cutter
Measure the length and width of the sofa cushion, ensure that the size of the sofa cushion is the same or any variations are noticed. Mark the height of the sofa cushion onto a strip of non-slip carpet padding.
Cut the padding pieces, and use the markings as a reference. Repeat until you have sufficient cushion toppers. Place the rug padding squares on top of each couch. Fill a new bottle of spray with cold water.
Spray water on the slipcover. Don’t saturate the material; a light mist of water is all that’s needed. Place the slipcover in the dryer, set to low heat, and dry the slipcover for 15 to 20 minutes.
This procedure removes a lot of wrinkles and creases. Patch out any deep cracks or wrinkles that exist. Place the slipcover over the leather sofa and press the material deep down into the sofa with your hands and a big, flat spatula.
Tie the slipcover securely whether it is made of strings or ribbons.
Measure the length and width of the sofa cushions, noticing any variations in dimension. Mark the size of the sofa pillow on the foam batting. Cut the foam squares in the same size as the sofa cushions by digging into the foam with the box cutter.
Foam batting is not airy cotton batting for quilts or pillows; it is like spongy foam found in mattress toppers. Place the foam batting squares at the top of each cushion.
Fit the wrinkle-free slipcover into place using your hands and a wide, flat spatula to protect the stuff. Tie the slipcover tightly whether it is made of ties or ribbons.
Best Slipcovers For Leather Furniture
RHF Velvet-Sofa Slipcover
The RHF slipcover is made of a plush velvet material that immediately increases the comfort of almost any sofa. This velvet fabric is both soft and comfortable to the touch.
The elasticated bottom is featured, which ensures that the straps are not required to keep this cover in place. Its slip resistance feature means that the cover remains in place at all times.
Furthermore, its size makes it suitable for various sizes of sofas. It can be used on a single 32″ seat sofa with extra-wide 115″ sofas.
MAYTEX Pixel Ultra Soft Stretch Sofa Slipcover
The Maytex Ultra Soft Couch Slipcover is made with a light and stretchy material. It also features a mini dot finish that complements the shape of the sofa. This slipcover gives you a semi-custom feel due to its 2-piece nature.
In addition, this slipcover features elastic corners to ensure that it remains in place. This slipcover fits sofas with widths varying from 74 inches to 96 inches. For leather couches, non-slip carpe padding is recommended for better results.
Mambe 100% Waterproof Furniture Cover for Pets
Ideal for large sofas, the Mambe Blanket Company’s furniture cover is another successful sofa cover. This cover is completely reversible and there are four color choices to choose from. The cover also comes in four different sizes.
This cover is perfect to protect costly furniture and bedding from spills, stains, and general wear and tear.
Easy-Going Stretch Sofa Slipcover
This leather cover suits a total seating area of 60 – 81 inches. It is composed of 80% polyester and 20% spandex. Having said that, you should expect it to be soft, comfortable and stretchy.
In addition, this stretch sofa slipcover comes with an installation guide that lets you place it on your own in just 10 minutes. The slipcover is also incredibly quick to wash, and that’s because it’s machine washable.
H.VERSAILTEX Stretch Sofa Covers
This is one of the best leather sofa slipcovers because it’s comfortable, colorful and bouncy. It’s a ready-made sofa cover that provides a quick and cost-effective way to protect your sofas.
It also offers an effortless way to update the décor of your living room. Protects from spills, tears, and stains. That said, this couch cover is perfect for children’s and pets’ homes.
H.VERSAILTEX Modern Velvet Plush 4 Piece High Stretch Sofa Slipcover
H.VERSAILTEX 4-Piece Sofa Slipcover Package contains 3 pieces of the pillow cover and 1 piece of the base cover. These covers are designed to fit the most in one size. That being said, they match a sitting width of between 72 and 96 inches.
What’s more, these covers fit well on both fabric and leather sofas. They are made of velvet plush fabric; thus, they are very easy to sit on. They protect against the stains and imperfections of daily life.
Gorilla Grip Original Velvet Slip Resistant X-Large Oversized Sofa Protector
High quality and durable slipcover can be the best slipcover for leather couches. The Gorilla Grip Original Velvet Oversized Sofa Protector has all these features. That’s why we’re pleased to have it here.
It’s a nice job to protect furniture from filthy shoes, feet, crumbs, pet hair, and other daily messes. In addition, this sofa cover features patent-pending 2-inch thick ties to help hold it in place.
Sofa Slip Cover for Leather Couch Covers
Flamingo P Store Slip Cover is made of durable and high-quality jacquard knitted spandex material. The fabric is smooth, comfortable, rich, and free of wrinkles. It’s also very stretchy; making this slip-cover sofa work for a range of shapes and designs.
But, even with that said, it’s still important to measure the size of your couch before buying this slipcover. It’s very easy to take care of the cover, and that’s because it’s machine washable.
Lamberia Printed Sofa Cover
With 15 patterns to choose from, these Lamberia couch covers add beauty and inspiration to any room. Available in both vivid and muted florals and patterns. They are made from a combination of polyester and spandex, making a soft, stretchy and anti-wrinkle fabric that is eco-friendly, versatile and simple to install.
Ideal for use with teenagers, pets and in high-traffic areas, these couch covers offer a wide range of color and design options to match any décor. Style choices include leafy botanicals, delicate geometrics, and colorful flowers.
Lamberia Printed Sofa Cover
This Lamberia package comes with a sofa cover and free pillowcases that match the whole design! My friend likes this cover because it looks high-quality and making the entire room seem more trendy.
Simple to clean and manage. You simply wash the unit in a gentle loop with no need for ironing afterwards. The fabrics are soft and environmentally friendly. It is made of a blend of spandex and polyester that is sleek and sturdy.
This cover will fit into wider sofas. If you’re looking for a nice oversized slipcover sofa, consider trying out this Lamberia unit.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you put a slipcover on a leather couch?
Yeah, you should place a slipcover on a leather couch, a sofa or a recliner. However, you need to pick slip covers with a non-slip feature at the bottom to make sure they remain in place. Some of the covers have a silicon rubber dot pattern on the back, while others have anti-slip buckles on the cover seam.
How do I keep my leather sofa slipcovers?
It’s hard for slipcovers to keep in place on leather seats because they’re slippery. But in our previous study, we investigated and found this couch covers for leather seats that are expected to stay put without slipping. However, if you still have slip covers that keep slipping, you can need to put a non-skid padding on a cushion that is similar to the one found under a blanket. This will help secure the covers in place to discourage them from slipping anywhere.
What material does not slip on leather?
Textured fabrics such as suede, linen and velvet. They’ll create more friction with the leather and, therefore, stay in place better.