There are a number of manufacturers, dealers, and retail distributors that handle slip covers for couches and recliner chairs. If you have an interest in custom fabric covers for sofas, loveseats and other types of furniture, this can be a wonderful field to get involved with. After all, you will get to deal with fabrics like cotton, linen, and vinyl, as well as materials like leather, and transparent or clear plastic covering. As you are probably aware, slip covers are ready made protection for furniture upholstery, which is something many people take very seriously. These custom and production line covers fit loosely over chairs and sofas in order to prevent damage to the furniture.
It is certainly helpful to know your way around interior design, fabrics, and upholstery when you work in this business. After all, you will be assisting customers with all sorts of seasonal linen patterns, shabby chic slip covers, and clear plastic products made to protect couch cushions. The manufacturing and fabrication of slip covers is important so that high-end or custom furniture does not require cleaning. For instance, if someone is moving, and must put their sofa and recliner chair into storage, they may require a clear plastic cover. It is up to you to help them find the right shape and size of slip cover to suit their needs.
When you work in this business, you will commonly deal with all sorts of customers on a regular basis. Many of them will have different needs, and require custom made slip covers.