In this skill’s video Kim will share her sewing and upholstery method for getting a perfect circle every time. This small swivel upholstered stool has boxing and a single self welt. The stool construction and padding in this project is a bit different from what you would expect.

There are 6 individual parts to this video which allows you to easily navigate if you need to rewatch a certain portion of the project. The fabric used in this project is a linen upholstery weight material.

  • Part 1 – Disassembling the Stool
  • Part 2 – Tear Down
  • Part 3 – Marking and Sewing the Fabric
  • Part 4 – Padding the Stool
  • Part 5 – Putting On the Fabric
  • Part 6 – Re-Assembling the Stool

Run Time: 52 minutes


  • Synthetic Upholstery Cotton
  • ⅜” Staples
  • 6/32” Fiber Flex Welt Cord
  • 1 yard Upholstery Weight Fabric


  • Tape Measure
  • Straight edge
  • Scissors
  • Osborne 120 ½ staple puller
  • Wire Cutters
  • Pneumatic Long Nose Staple gun
  • Air Compressor
  • Screw Driver
  • Magnet
  • Sewing machine

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