Last weekend I took an upholstery class and loved it! Had been wanting to do it for a very long time. Upholstery has always intimidated me a bit, so I was glad to learn a lot.
However, there are some pieces that are actually quite simple to do with no real training. This chair is one of them – I did this a while back and it was quite easy. I bought this chair on CraigsList for a bit more than I should have paid. I liked the size of it and the shape, but the fabric was not pretty. Kinda gross actually. But it fit in my front window alcove so perfectly. I figured this one was a project I could tackle.
Supplies you’ll need
- Staple remover/flathead screwdriver/pliers
- Fine grit sandpaper
- Spray Paint
- Fabric Scissors
- Staple gun/staples
- Glue gun/glue sticks
- Enough fabric to cover the chair (I highly recommend fabric made specifically for home décor – it is heavier and will last longer)
- Trim (cord, etc)