Don’t throw your old sofa, instead give it a new look with the help of new bed sheets/ quilt covers. These DIY sofa covers are so easy to make – no sewing required!


  • 3 Quilt covers/Bedsheets Cotton, Silk


  1. Measure all the sides of your old sofa and cut the Quilt cover/bed sheet according to it. keep an inch extra cloth before cutting.
  2. Put the new cut cloth pieces on your sofa and glue it using hot glue.
  3. Glue the new cloth on all the sides of the sofa and then staple all the joints with upholstery stapler for a strong finish.


I change my 5 seater old sofa with the help of 3 quilt covers I bought from BIGW at 9$ each
1 upholstery stapler from Bunnings ware house at 18$
Glue gun I already had at home I just bought a pack of 25 glue sticks from BIG W at 3$

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  • That looks amazing! Well done they look brand new!


  • Wow what a transformation


  • Looks good, and I love how you have used quilt covers. I recovered our lounge suite over 10 years ago, and was so impressed. Have only just finally replaced it a few months ago. Amazing what we can do.


  • Such a great and easy idea


  • What a great idea, and well done


  • wow what a difference. great job. thanks for sharing


  • The result is great. I just threw out all my cushions as they kept being thrown on the floor and not used. Great having less clutter around too.


  • Simple but beautiful done. Thx for sharing


  • Looks great! Quilt covers are often on sale, so definitely cheaper than buying fitted lounge covers!


  • Makes the longue look new, thanks for sharing


  • What a difference. It makes the room much more vibrant and colourful!


  • I am not a crafty person at all, but what an absolutely brilliant idea. The looks are endless.


  • This is great. But i would prefer different colour.


  • I would never have thought of doing this. It looks good but i think if i did it it wouldn’t look so good.


  • What a brilliant crafty idea and so cheap to make


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