Couch Repair: Possible Lost Cause

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Old 06-05-20, 08:17 AM
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Couch Repair: Possible Lost Cause

Hello all!
I've attached a pic of the nice little hole our puppy made for us in our couch. I'm just wondering if there's any hope for repairing it. I'm thinking it's a lost cause but thought I'd give the experts here a shot.
I had thought about recovering the cushions but guess what? They are not detachable - the back cushions are sewn in - cheap (ish) couch I guess. Anyway - thanks for taking a look and any suggestions will be much appreciated!
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Old 06-05-20, 09:26 AM
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I would say it's time to have the couch reupholstered. Other than that you can use a slip cover.
 
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Old 06-05-20, 09:57 AM
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Hello and welcome to the forum!
I agree. That can't be repaired and unless it's an expensive, quality couch, I'd just get a readymade slipcover and cover it up until you can get a new couch.
Having a pro reupholster it will cost as much as a new one. Even if you can do it yourself, the cost of the fabric, and you'll need a lot, will also be quite pricey.
 
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Old 06-05-20, 11:04 AM
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I wonder how bad a hillbilly fix [sewing matching material as a patch over the damage] would look ??
 
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Old 06-05-20, 12:01 PM
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Hey, thanks for the replies everyone. I thought as much, the slip cover is going to have to be the solution here. I don't think the patch would look very good - would still need a slip cover to cover the patch. Ha ha! The patch idea is kind of what I was hoping for tho. You know how you can work magic with plaster holes - blend it in and paint.

Thanks again!
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Old 06-05-20, 04:26 PM
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If you could get the exact same fabric and hand stitched it on carefully and neatly, it might be passable, but otherwise it would give a franenstein look, lol.
 
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