In this advanced upholstery tutorial you will learn the following steps:

  • Measure for your skirt pieces
  • Create a mitered deck
  • Create miters for your deck skirt components
  • Sew the multiple skirt pieces together
  • Attach the front deck with skirt pieces
  • Attach the outside arm skirt pieces
  • Close up and attach the outside back pieces
  • How to close up the chair under the skirt pieces

This tutorial is broken down into parts so you can easily find the section you want. With a membership, you can view this video as many times and as often as you’d like.

  • Intro
  • Part 1 Measuring front Skirt And Deck
  • Part 2 Sewing deck Components
  • Part 3 Assembling Front Deck And Skirt Pieces
  • Part 4 Attaching The Completed Deck To the Chair
  • Part 5 Sewing The Outside Arms And Back
  • Part 6 Attaching the Outside Arms And Back

Total Run Time: 202 minutes

Supplies List

  • Face Fabric
  • Lining
  • Deck Fabric
  • 69 bonded nylon thread to match your fabric
  • Metal tack strip
  • Cardboard tack strip


  • Fabric Scissors
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Cloth Tape measure
  • Straight edge
  • Long metal ruler
  • Sewing Machine
  • Number 18 machine needles
  • Pneumatic staple gun
  • Air compressor