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THE UPHOLSTERY SHOP: HOW MUCH FABRIC YOU NEED (video)

March 12, 2014

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Have you ever found a great piece of fabric and wondered how much you need to recover a piece of furniture?  I have.  Many times.  I never want to buy too little.  Who knows if you can find the exact same fabric again, when it will be available, and also it’s always better if you buy it without any cuts.  You don’t want to buy too much, because what are you going to do with the extra, and fabric can be pricy– you want to keep the cost down as much as possible.

Well, wonder no more!  Today’s video breaks down how much fabric you’ll need for each piece of furniture: sofas, chairs, amounts for tufting, you name it.

Thanks to James Young for his stellar video and editing skills!

Rocky Mountain Upholstery is dropping off Regina (remember her?) today with a brand new outfit and you guys, she’s amazing!!!  Can’t wait to share her makeover.  Yes, I refer to my couch as a she, with a name.  As well as my car.  I can’t help myself.

And today is a bonus day.  I’ve got a great giveaway coming at you this afternoon here on withHEART with two winners!  Check back later today!

xx,

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  1. […] Lastly, look at the price.  If it’s inexpensive, that’s a huge bonus.  You don’t always get what you pay for.  There are really expensive pieces of garbage, and there are amazing pieces that you can get for a steal.  I always look at the price, then factor in fabric and upholstery fees.  This just comes with experience.  For more on that, you can see my tips for fabric amounts. […]

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