If you can use a stapler, you can re-cover the cushions on an old kitchen or dining room chair. Okay, you really need a staple gun, but you’ll figure it out.
The toughest part is finding the right fabric—something sturdy and durable that adds depth and interest. We asked a few of Raleigh’s top fabric stores to pick their faves.
1. Midas Fabric and Blinds
P. Kauffman Fabric
Bird Fabric Graphite: $24.95/yd
“This fabric will add a simple pop of color to any room in your home.” — Pam Koch, store manager
2. Premier Fabrics
Shen Bittersweet: $9.99/yd
“Shen Bittersweet will make any chair a statement piece.” — Leah Osborne, owner
3. Printers Alley
Lyrics Orange: $65.50/yd
“This gorgeous orange cut-velvet fabric will bring any chair back into the 21st century.” — Anne Herschler, vice president
4. Mill Outlet Village
Parquet in Silver Sage
“Parquet will add an elegant, traditional charm to any chair.” Bharti Tinani, Mill Outlet Village