In the third installation of our “Measuring Upholstery” series, we’ll be talking about how to get the right dimensions for reupholstering contemporary chairs called ottoman. Despite being small in size, this furniture creates a wonderful impact in your room, being versatile in many ways. It can be used as a seat, a foot rest and sometimes, a mini table. Because of its use, it can be easy for your ottoman to wear out. However, refurbishing it can be fun. Unlike chairs and sofas, a DIY upholstery project for an ottoman is an easier task.
We have talked about how to measure fabric size for your chair reupholstery project last time. In our second “Measuring Upholstery” series, we’re going to tackle how to get the right sizes for your sofa. A threadbare, old long couch looks tacky in the middle of your living room, but you can turn it into lovely piece once you refurbish its usable parts. By replacing the fabric which has aged and has gotten dirty over use, your sofa can blend into your interiors looking brand new.
Thinking of reupholstery for your favorite chair? Perhaps it has been with you for many years and you have grown fond of it. Or maybe your pet has scratched off some of the obvious parts that you can’t hide from your guests. Whatever reason you may have, choosing to reupholster your chair is a good decision. For one, you are reusing an item of sentimental worth and giving it a new, fresh design with the help of newer patterns and better fabrics.
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