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!
❥ 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. - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins
How to Reupholster a Dining Chair Seat: DIY Tutorial full of tips and tricks. Gotta love this "no-mess method" that eliminates the most grueling steps of any reupholstery project! Keep the original seat intact and simply add a new cushion and fabric atop it! The folding method works great for square-edged chairs like this one.