Diy Wing Chair Upholstery. Learn how to reupholster a chair the quick, easy and inexpensive way. A sample size pot is all i.
Fold the panel back over the strip and pull tight toward the bottom of the chair back. Fold bottom edge under and staple to the underside of the chair back. So at the end of the last post, i had a frame that looked like this… before i could get started with the upholstery, the chair needed a bit more framing that the foam, batting, and fabric could wrap around.
Placing the top of the fabric on the top of the chair (wrong side out) staple along the top being sure to get right into the crease and into the frame so no upholstery staples will be visible.
After the new pieces were cut out, i then began to staple them back on to the chair beginning with the front (pulling tightly and smoothing the fabric through the sides and stapling on the back frame). Fold bottom edge under and staple to the underside of the chair back. Taking it apart now let's put this bad boy back together. After creating a pattern with paper for the arched top, i traced the arch onto the board and cut it out with my jigsaw.