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Free upholstery charts

REUPHOLSTERING FURNITURE just got a little less scary with these upholstery yardage cheat sheets I found at All Things Thrifty. Once you know how much fabric yardage is needed for each piece of furniture, the project seems less daunting.

Whether your once new and celebrated furniture inevitably fades, or you're just looking to add some flair to your decor, upholstery is the perfect way to customize. But, it can be seriously tricky to know how much fabric you need. Luckily, our trusty guide will ensure you buy the correct yardage for any type of furniture.

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Upholstery Tacks 101 ~ Applying them in a straight line! {Sawdust and Embryos}

Tutorial: How to Apply Decorative Upholstery Tacks (Straight

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!

Common Upholstery Techniques

Common Upholstery Techniques If you have basic sewing skills, you can master these common upholstering techniques.

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Upholstery Tool, Quick Nailer: Evenly spacing and affixing decorative nails has never been easier with this handy tool.

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How to reupholster a chair {tutorial + video

Maybe when I finally get around to that peach chair in my living room. No Sew ~~ How to reupholster a chair using a staple gun. Quick and easy way to give an old tired chair a new look.

Top 10 Upholstery Tips

Top 10 Upholstery Tips

What have I got to lose trying this: got the chairr, get some cheap fabric and see what happens? All Things Thrifty Home Accessories and Decor: Top 10 Upholstery Tips HOW TO REUPHOLSTER!

Tacking  fabric to back of re-covered slip chair....can add toile fabric to back of my linen bergere chair.

Common Upholstery Techniques

Upholstery Techniques:The tack strips are then flipped over to pull the back panel taut and make clean, straight edges. The tacks are hammered into the frame with a hammer that has a piece of batting secured around the head.

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.

How Much Fabric Should I Buy?

How Much Fabric Should I Buy? Upholstery Yardage Guides via apartment therapy.

Amy's Casablanca: Quick and Easy Upholstery! Must ask if I can put staples in the furniture :)

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This is great for the chair in the basement to go up in the guest room! Amy's Casablanca: Quick and Easy Upholstery! Might have to try this on our beautiful blue rocking chair