How To Upholster A Rolled Arm With Concave Arm Panels

In this video you will learn how to reupholster a rolled arm. I will show you how I pad the arm using cotton and Dacron. We will go through steps to attach the upholstery fabric to the chairs left inside arm. The last step in this video will be padding and upholstering the concave arm panels before we attach them to front of the con-caved arm of this wingback chair. Knowing how to handle these sometimes difficult con-caved arms will ensure you get a smooth looking finish.

  • Part 1 Support and Padding for Inside Arm
  • Part 2 Fabric For Inside Arm
  • Part 3 Creating and Installing The End panel

Run Time: 74 minutes

Supplies List

  • Synthetic Upholstery Cotton
  • 1 oz. Bonded Dacron
  • Panel Board
  • 1/4″ staples
  • 3/8″ staples
  • 5/32″ Fiber Flex Welt Cord
  • Upholstery Fabric
  • Buralp


  • Pneumatic staple gun
  • Osborne 120 1/2 staple puller
  • Wire cutters
  • Regulator
  • Scissors