Another pinner said: "I had upholstered chairs before,but this taught me the proper way." Especially helpful is the instruction on how to do corners.

Another pinner said: "I had upholstered chairs before,but this taught me the proper way." Especially helpful is the instruction on how to do corners.

Fabulous way to keep cushions on chairs without all those ugly strings from the ties hanging out or ripping off the cushion

Fabulous way to keep cushions on chairs without all those ugly strings from the ties hanging out or ripping off the cushion

using 3/4 cup of oil & 1/4 cup vinegar to restore wood on old furniture without having to strip the pieces by samanthasam

using 3/4 cup of oil & 1/4 cup vinegar to restore wood on old furniture without having to strip the pieces by samanthasam

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

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!

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