I love the show MAD MEN! Have you noticed? Don "drapes" himself on couches?
Here is a couch for you Don Draper!
If you buy a well made couch you will have it for years, making a few changes-reupholster-change the arms-slipcovers-that is certainly a Green solution, and one that will safe you time and $$.
I could not find a stripe that I liked, so I made one from the blue and brown strip you see on the pillows; another great fabric for a perfect stripe could be men’s suiting fabric. I got some material (of the same weight) this happens to be linen and viola…here is the MAD MEN Sofa.
*TIP-Make sure you match the stripes-on the cushions with below stripe and stripe over the tight back of your sofa.