The Different Types of Cushion covers

The cushion covers provide people with a very innovative option to decorate their couches and home. When it comes to the types and variety of the cushion covers, then sky is the only limit. There are so much of the designs and types that you will never get short of options to decorate your home interior with the most appropriate and desirable type of cushion covers.

The different range of cushion covers are available in the market, where each of them has their own unique qualities. The following is a list of some of the most common and popular types of cushion covers available in the market:

Knife edge

Knife edge is the most common type of scatter cushion available in the market. The cover of such a cushion is a two piece fabric which is sewn all around the edges. The shapes of such cushions can be square, rectangle, round or they can also be made into a lumbar cushion to give you more variety.

Flange

It is the type of scatter cushion which comes with a flat band of fabric around the edges of the cushion. It gives the flexibility for designers to go for a combination of different fabric or they can also go with one particular type of fabric if they so wish.

Piped

The piped scatter cushion gives designers the opportunity to make their cushion covers look more versatile, durable and stylish. The piping can either go with the colour tone of the fabric or it can also be in some contrast. If the piping used is as the same colour and type of the fabric, then that will be known as a ‘self-piped’ scatter cushion.

Box

Box cushion just as the name suggests gives the visual looks of a box. It has flat and broader sides that look more like a square shape gift box. They are very commonly used on sofa, couches and recliners as back cushions.

Bolster

It comes in a cylindrical shape and are used in a variety of different settings at home for interior décor. The sizes can vary enormously in this type and the bolster cushion covers may or may not have flat sides as well. The fabric of this amazing type of scatter cushion is gathered at the side ends and tied with a ribbon. The short size bolster cushions are usually preferred for couches and sofas and are also sometimes referred as the ‘neck rolls’.

The designers have a great flexibility in the variations of all the scatter cushion types discussed above. They can order customized pillows with their own particular specifications. They would have everything in their control from the selection of fabric to the cushion size and also the type they would want to go for.

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