Use the tack lifter to remove any existing brads or staples from the chair. Carefully remove the existing upholstery fabric and set aside.
Lay the old upholstery fabric pieces on top of the new fabric and use the scissors to carefully cut identical pieces from the new fabric.
Choose one piece of new fabric and center it on the appropriate part of the chair. Stretch and smooth the fabric, then use the staple gun to staple the piece on all four corners.
Continue stapling around all edges of the fabric piece, making sure there are no wrinkles.
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for the remaining pieces of fabric.
Hammer the upholstery brads around all exposed edges of the fabric.
Things You Will Need
- Tack lifter
- Upholstery fabric
- Compressed-air staple gun
- Upholstery brads
- If you plan to refinish the wood of the chair, the best time to do it is after Step 1.