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from Better Homes and Gardens

Common Upholstery Techniques

Upholstering Instructions at Better Homes and Gardens. In a nutshell: Strip the chair of its original fabric and use the pieces as pattern. Then pin the pieces wrong sides out onto the chair. Remove pinned cover and sew it together, with welting reinforcing the seams. Put sewn cover back on the chair. It should fit like a glove!

from Apartment Therapy

How Much Fabric Do I Need to Reupholster This Chair, Sofa or Stool ? — Butler K. Fabric Yardage Charts

chair reupholster - how much fabric youll need / guide / diy / furniture ***Remember this is for fabric with no repeat only! If you have stripes or another pattern that requires any matching. ***

from The Family Handyman

How to Reupholster a Chair

How to Reupholster a Chair--by a guy. My other pin had a girl doing it and she was definitely more meticulous.

The Reupholstery Process: A Beginner's How to Guide via This Mamas Dance

from Teal + Lime by Jackie Hernandez

DIY Tools: Upholstery

Roundup of beginner, DIY tools for upholstery.


Cheaters Guide to Re-Upholstery -

A cheater's guide to re-upholstery! Find tips to make the job easier and faster.

from Etsy

SOLD-Baby Blue Peacock Vintage Wing Back Chair with Baby Blue Velvet and Linen Floral Peacocks on Back Silver Nailhead Trim

This chair has SOLD but if you would like to customize your own we would love to work with you. This chair has a beautiful shade of baby blue velvet on

fantastic tutorial on how to reupholster a chair... Definitely keeping for later!

from Apartment Therapy

How Much Fabric Should I Buy? — Upholstery Yardage Guides

Quick fabric reference. One commenter notes that for prints one should purchase 20% more fabric to allow for lining up, 10% more if there is piping.