## How many Metres of fabric do I need to cover a dining room chair?

If the fabric has been torn by the staples, apply an extra inch across the whole pattern to keep it from uniformly lying out. “You can get two seats out of 3/4 of a metre of 54″ thick fabric for the average dining room chair (16″ x 18”).

## How do you measure fabric for reupholstering chairs?

If your chair is larger than average, measure the width the same way as you would measure the length at its widest point. If you have more than one chair that you are reupholstering, multiply the number of chairs by 0.75 and divide by 2. This will give you the total amount of yardage you will need for your chairs.

What kind of batting do you use to reupholster a chair?

Wool batting is made from wool waste that has been woven together and is available as: Needled Wool Batting: Strong and durable and most commonly used to cover springs in upholstery, though it can be used for stuffing as well.

### What kind of batting do you use for chairs?

Regular Cotton Batting. One of the most common types of upholstery batting to use is cotton batting. Polyester. Polyester is another popular batting material used for upholstery.

### How much does it cost to reupholster a dining room chair?

On average, the cost to reupholster a dining room chair costs between \$150 to \$300 each. If the chair has cushioned backing, the cost of reupholstering ranges from \$400 to \$600 each. Additionally, a wooden parsons chair with unique trim would cost \$350 to \$700 to reupholster.

How do I calculate how much fabric I need for a cushion?

Measure the Cushions Start by measuring the length and width of an individual cushion from the furniture piece. Multiply the length by two to account for both the cushion’s top and bottom faces, and add an inch to the length and width to account for the seams.

#### How many yards of fabric do I need for a chair?

Yardage Estimates

Upholstered Furniture
Sectionals: 24 – 34 yards Square Ottoman: 2.5 yards
Benches (with backs): 6 yards Benches (no backs): 3 yards
Club Chairs: 6 – 8 yards Club Chairs with Ottomans: 8 – 9 yards
Basket Chairs: 5 yards Swivel/Rockers: 8 yards

#### How do I measure how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

1. Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
2. Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.

How thick should upholstery batting be?

Cotton upholstery batting is 100% cotton that is soft and fluffy to give comfort and support to a sofa or chair. This batting can be used for upholstery, padding, and backings on furniture. It’s about 2 inches thick and can easily wrap around edges.