How To Measure Furniture for Upholstery: Basic Fabric Measurements

Measuring Fabric

When it comes to choosing fabrics for your upholstery, it’s important to get your furniture’s measurement right, or else you’ll end up buying more or less than you need. While it is recommended to purchase at more than the fabric needed to cover your chair or your sofa, buying too much cloth yards can cost … Read more

Selecting Quality Fabric for Reupholstering Projects

As it’ll come to shopping for furniture fabrics, you think you know what you’re searching for. However, once out within the marketplace as you slowly begin to sift through the available options, it’ll get a bit overwhelming. The choice is extensive as far as material options, quality, fabric types, textures, colors, and patterns is concerned. Ultimately, fabric choice for reupholstering projects will boil down to the fabric brand you select or dealer you opt to purchase it from.

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How To Reupholster A Sofa: 5 Things You Need To Know

Earlier this week, I’ve talked about why you should choose furniture reupholstery instead of buying something new (hint: sentimental value). There are many advantages of reupholstering, including making use of what you already have. This becomes your contribution to the environment, and goes a long way. Imagine what would happen to the Earth if everyone throws away their furniture and dumps them on landfills!

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DIY Project: Upholster a Bench

Craigslist and yardsales are some of the best places to find furniture when I can’t find the right furniture at the right price. People are always looking to unload things when they are moving. A great example is finding a bench. Could be a little shabby but might have potential. strong frame but the fabric?