Slipcover heaven

If you follow me on Instagram or have been reading my blog long you know I love slipcovers and over the past year I have been collaborating with a new slipcover artist and team! All of the seamstresses I use are great and Michelle Fritz my friend that has MAKE slipcovers iss so talented too but she is out from Houston and not always looking for crazy deadlines and volume.  When my client Stacy told me about Laura and her team I knew she would be able to help me with some clients and she has proved an amazing talent.

Aren’t they the cutest!

2014-05-30 00.09.29

{Laura K, Jeanie, Laura S and Nathan!}

Today I want to show some of their most recent work and a fun recent colloboration for one of my favorite clients.

lschair.jpg

First off, these amazing chairs! This popcorn detail (its actually a zillion perfect little french knots but I like to call it popcorn) and the length of the skirts just make my heart flutter…of course the amazing photography of Becki Griffin highlights the work of LS so well…Pretty shots Becki!

LS_23.jpg

Perfection huh?  I don’t even usually like pink (sin i know) and I want these chairs!  Laura has her own linen fabrics in stock in white and flax and various weights so you don’t even have to worry about finding the perfect linen for your project. She has already done the work and keeps in stock and washed so it doesn’t shrink after the slipcovers are made . . . I love this flax color but I also love white of course!

 Becki captured these wonderful images (above and below) of Laura pinfitting at her house! Love these shots, it really shows the process. (And isn’t Becki’s house so pretty!)

LSpinfitting

So much work goes into a slipcover. And it happens in your home for the most part, Laura comes to you! Her team helps her with the rest of the sewing and other part of running a business like bookeeping etc. But she does the design for the most part and pin fitting and cutting. Truly handcrafted in America!

LSpinfitsbybecki

Photos by Becki Griffin of Curious Details

As you can see, LS Slipcovers has also mastered the ballerina tie as well.  Laura K was the lead designer on this project and did a great job! Love this chair skirt. They can do this on piano stools and barstools.

LSballerinaties.jpg

The possibilities are endless. She is really creative and can help you sketch and determine what is the best treatment of the furniture you want to slip. She can even design a custom monogram and hand monogram your fabric!

Laura and I recently colloborated on a special monogram and treatment for my client Rachel Guidry in Louisiana. You can see more of the Guidry home here in my portfolio.

lsguidrychair.jpg

This chair is for a guest room and we wanted it to be special so we decided on a scalloped skirt, ties and tone and ton monogram.  I always feel like I am writing wedding gown descriptions when I am blogging or describing to clients how and what Laura can do with slipcovers and monograms.  It’s because the details truly are dressmaker, special and frankly couture. Look at this monogram!

2014-05-30 10.47.29 HDR

And Rachel is so happy as you can tell (isn’t her baby bump the sweetest so happy for their family).

Processed with VSCOcam with g3 preset

So here is the deal if you want to work with Laura and her team and you live in Houston you are lucky, her prices are reasonable considering the craftsmanship and work is amazing and turnaround is good.  Click here to read about her prices and fabric requirements so you can get a quick idea of the investment. If you live further away like Rachel, or even states away, you can still work with Laura with a little planning and flexibility. Email her to discuss ways to make travel work and see about the travel cost.  If you really want a custom look and you have found furniture you want to repurpose the price to have her travel may be more feasible that  you think.  And if not you still enjoy her work with her Ready To Wear line for IKEA, Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware chairs. She did these linen slips for my client Beth and they look amazing…those are IKEA Hendriksal chairs y’all and they never looked better!

Screen Shot 2014-06-29 at 3.50.41 PM

So there ya go, explore her site if you love this look.  And you can also email them photos of your furniture for more specific pricing. I get so many questions about Laura and her work and I wanted to share more with you of our recent designs and her process and where she will travel.  I have even more to show you and hope to soon! It’s such a joy to work with people who are creative and LOVE WHAT THEY DO! Blessings on you Nathan and Laura and your beautiful sons (and Laura K and Jeanie too!) I love what you do and love your American “maker” spirit!

Also be sure and follow them on Instagram and facebook..rumor has is LS is doing a fun giveaway soon from the READY TO WEAR line!

2014-06-18 09.30.30

Leslie’s office

I am working with my assistant Leslie to freshen up her home office. Workspaces have become one of my favorite rooms to work on in client homes and its an honor to get to do this for Leslie.

leslieofficehollymathisinteriors2

 

Market basket light from Restoration kids/ Be true print from Lindsay Letters/ Original art from Susie Betten Hausen/ wall lights, blue cart and kallax shelf from IKEA/ ghost chair from Overstock/ white desk from Target/ linen pinboard from PB/ flower girl print from Rifle Paper Co./ Chinoserie toile from Tonic Living

Leslie has been such a blessing to my business and to me personally I hope we can really make this space great for her, she deserves it! This is what her office looks like now . . .

leslieofficebefore

Leslie is going to paint her furniture a glossy white and she already took out the computer desk  that was between the bookcases, she wants a new simple white desk to go there. We found several options at Target and online. The walls will be light gray or blue!

The drapes will be out of this fab fabric...She emailed me about it one day and I said YES and she ordered, we knew it was perfect for what she wanted, cheerful and pretty.

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 11.15.20 AM

These wall lights are $19.98 from IKEA..its insane and  look at the cords. They perfect over her shelves or over pinboards

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 11.20.22 AM

We aren’t sure about the ceiling light, I love the basket but it may not be large enough, we want something fun and fresh and Leslie has good natural light in the space. Also this is her house in a house of boys, so i wanted to use some feminine touches like the colors and themes in the art. Two of my faves are Susie Betten Hausen and this Rosa Print from Rifle Paper!

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 11.22.55 AM

Susie’s work is so happy and fresh! I love this piece called Lunch in Bucktown

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 11.27.38 AM

And I chose this print from Lindsay Letters because Leslie is honestly one of the truest people I have ever met and she has encouraged me to be that in business!  She has to have this print!

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 11.24.13 AM

I can’t wait to see this space come together and take shape!  Thank you Leslie for all you do for me and others…you are so special!

Related Posts with Thumbnails