Having overstuffed living room furniture is beneficial since it gives you extra padding for seating. However, when the upholstery fabric torn and outdated, you might need to reupholster the furniture to make it look better. Upholstering overstuffed living room furniture would be different from regular size furniture. So, here are some things to do.
Just like upholstering any other furniture, the first thing to do is to remove the staples that hold the current fabric to the chair padding using a staple remover make sure that you do not damage the padding when removing the staples. So, work carefully. After removing the staples, remove the fabric from the seat and back carefully to keep the cutout since you will use it later as the template. To upholster the overstuffed living room furniture, you need to spread the new fabric on a table and place the old fabric. Keep the fabric in place by inserting pins to the edges of each old fabric while you are tracing around it with colored chalk. Remove the pins and old fabric, cut out the outlines around the new fabric with a sharp scissors and snip off the loose threads around the edges.
Now spread the new fabric over the corresponding side on the dining chair and center the fabric for the seating. Tuck the edges into the seam between the seat and the chair back and insert a row of staples to secure the back to the padding. For the rest of the time, you just need to center the fabric, pull the fabric and secure it. Make sure that the fabric is tight enough so that your new upholstery will look great. Upholstering overstuffed living room furniture is not easy, but with the right material and instructions, you can end up with a satisfying result.
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