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How To Reupholster a Chair Seat

Updated: Jan 20, 2021

In my last post, I talked about how I fixed up and repainted a set of bamboo dining chairs to bring them back to life. In addition to giving the frames a face lift, I also reupholstered all of the chair seats to give them a more modern look. I had never done this before, so I watched a few YouTube videos, poured a glass of wine, and got to work. If you've got a chair laying around and you want to change out the fabric, I promise you can do it! Here's how.

Tools & Materials You'll Need

- Fabric of your choice (I chose a simple white outdoor fabric from JoAnn Fabrics). If you're not sure how much fabric to buy, measure your seat cushion and then add 20" or so to that (to give you 5 additional inches of overhang to work with on all sides).

- Cushion wrap (I bought this)

- Fabric scissors (I bought