Sharing my top 7 tips on how to choose upholstery fabric like a professional interior designer. Reupholstering furniture can be expensive, learn what to look for in fabric and why will save you money. - Pictured in a before and after reupholstering a vintage Alky chair.
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!