Chair Makeover

Find your favorite material and get your furniture looking fashionable with this chair upholstery project.
During the Christmas orders somewhere in the attic, I found an old, unwanted and forgotten chair. Although it’s damaged and desperately needs some renovation, it has a very interesting shape. I decided to show a little bit love and make recovering to get my furniture fashionable look.

I found great tips on how to do upholstery on the ‘Better Homes and Gardens’. You will find there a great, step-by-step tutorial on how to transform an old upholstered chair into brand new piece of furniture. Find a piece of material you like and don’t be afraid of this project. I'm sure you can handle it! Enjoy your newly upholstered piece.

What’s your opinion on renovating old furniture? Talk to me in comment below!

Check out the full tutorial on the Better Homes and Gardens!

What you need:


  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Scissors
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Upholstery fabric
  • Sewing machine

Supplies / ingredients:

  • Straight pins
  • Upholstery-weight thread
  • Tack strips
  • Fabric glue
  • Upholstery tack
  • Marking pen

To see the full list of Tools and Supplies check out the source post.


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