This Table Shows How Much Fabric You Will Need to Re-Upholster Your Furniture.

Re-upholstering old furniture – whether it’s a sofa you’ve used for years or a couch you’ve saved from a curb – can give an item a new lease of life. The problem is, figuring out exactly how much fabric you need can be tricky based on the type and shape of your garment.

These tables will help you show how much fabric you will need for regular chairs, sofas, and stools.

The Honey & Fitz design website has a collection of printable fabrics for popular seat upholstery shapes. If you’re thinking of hauling something for the first time, be sure to do your research and find out what tools you need and what steps you need to take .

We can’t promise that the constriction process will go smoothly (again, there are other articles for that), but at least you’ll have the right amount of fabric to work with.

This story was originally published on 02/17/15 and was updated on 12/9/19 to provide more complete and up-to-date information.


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