In this video you will learn how to upholster this victorian style chair with a tight seat. I will show you how to pad and upholster each section. You will see how to upholster when there is decorative wood. You will also learn how to make and attach a double welt cord as well as how to start and stop the weltcord for a pleasing look. This video has 7 parts.

Part 1 Seat
Part 2 Inside Back
Part 3 Inside Arms
Part 4 Outside Arms
Part 5 Preparing The Outside Back
Part 6 Outside Back
Part 7 Cording And Dust Cover

2 hours in length.


Sageless or Jute webbing
Ruby Italian Jute to tie springs
1 roll Cotton
5/32″ Welt Cord
Cambric Dust cover
5 yards of fabric


Sewing Machine
Tape Measure
Straight Edge
Black Sharpie or other marking tool
3″ Curved Needle
Pneumatic Staple Gun
Upholsters Pins
Double Cording Foot