Spruce Upholstery Tip: How to Level a Skirt

Spruce tip for leveling a skirtThis trick is simple yet very effective.  A small amount of string proved to be very helpful to Frank while attaching this waterfall skirt.  In cases like these, our eyeballs cannot be trusted to accurately tell if the skirt is level.  This fun little string trick ensures that you will get it right the first time.

Waterfall skirt leveling tip

Simply put plywood under the legs of the sofa, and then create the desired space you wish to have between the floor and the edge of the skirt.  Use string or yarn to give you a visual guide of a straight line.  It is as easy as that!

waterfall skirt tip

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We love this trick!  It really is a time saver and assures that your lines will always be sharp.  This tip can be applied in many instances.  If you need to create a vertical line, adapt this tip by securing the string and adding a weight to the end.  Gravity will ensure you get an accurate straight line.  Keep checking back for more tips from the Sprucettes!