10 Steps of Re-upholstery – in a Nutshell

Here’s a short time-lapse of re-upholstering a wingback chair:

The steps below are meant to provide a Basic Guide – just one version of what to expect before tackling your own upholstery project. Interested in taking a class? Check out our class page for a current schedule of upholstery workshops.

Click the links below for a detailed description and photos of each step, using several different chairs as examples:

Step 1:    Evaluation
Step 2:    Measuring
Step 3:    Fabric Selection
Step 4:    Deconstruction
Step 5:    Cleaning, Repair & Refinishing
Step 6:    Reconstruction: Padding
Step 7:    Fabric Layout & Cutting
Step 8:    Reconstruction: Applying Fabric to the Inside Surfaces of your Chair
Step 9:    Reconstruction: Applying Fabric to the Outside Surfaces of your Chair
Step 10:  Celebrate!

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By | 2017-06-03T13:32:01+00:00 October 1st, 2012|design & inspiration, diy upholstery|0 Comments

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