How to Reupholster a Picture Back Chair

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In this Dining Room Chair upholstery video tutorial you will learn the steps we used in upholstering this chair. The video begins with your seat support system including sagless and springs. Once we have completed the springing up portion of the seat I will then go into padding the seats before applying the finished fabric.

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  • Close-up instruction from an expert

  • Answers to student questions from instructor and owner of Kim’s Upholstery, Kimberley Chagnon

  • Discussions with other members in the DIY FB Group

Class Overview

In this beginner upholstery video, you will learn how to reupholster a Picture Back Chair.

This tutorial starts with webbing and padding the seat before moving onto reupholstering the inside and outside backs of the chair. The fabrics in this tutorial include velvet upholstery fabric for the seat and working with a large printed upholstery fabric for the back. The final detail in this upholstery project is attaching and making the double welt cord.

  • Part 1 Support Systems Seat And Back
  • Part 2 Padding The Seat
  • Part 3 Seat Fabric
  • Part 4 Inside Back Fabric
  • Part 5 Outside Back Fabric
  • Part 6 Cording And Dust Cover

Run Time: 2 hours

Materials

Supplies List

  • Synthetic Cotton
  • Dacron
  • Foam – 2” 2.6 density 35 lb compression
  • Jute Webbing
  • Burlap
  • Synthetic Sagless
  • 9/16 and ⅜ Staples
  • Cambric Dust Cover
  • 5/32” Welt Cord
  • Muslin
  • Hot Glue

Tools

  • Pneumatic Upholstery Staple Gun
  • Air Compressor
  • Wire cutters
  • Osborne 120 ½ staple puller
  • Osborne Goose Neck Webbing Stretcher
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Double Welt Foot
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Measuring tape or yardstick
  • Pencils and chalk to mark fabric

Taught By

Kimberley Chagnon
Kimberley ChagnonWith over 20 years of experience, Kimberley Chagnon has become a trusted name in both upholstery and instruction. In 1996, she started her own business, Kim’s Upholstery, which continues to thrive and give clients the custom upholstery they truly want. When she’s not busy in the workroom, Kim is busy teaching. For the past six years, she’s led classes for the Window Coverings Association of America group as well as popular trade shows, workshops and conferences.

Skill Level

Beginner

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