Reupholstering: how to choose the right fabric
Planning to reupholster a chair, an armchair or a couch? When it comes to picking a fabric for your project, don’t base your decision solely on colour and pattern. Instead, consider the following points before making your final choice. other hand, maintains its shape indefinitely and is perfect for upholstery projects. easy-maintenance fabrics (like microfibre) are better suited to households with young children or pets, while people with allergies should avoid fluffy materials.
Each type of fabric has its pros and cons. Vinyl is easy to clean but subject to scratching; leather ages gracefully but doesn’t mix well with pets’ claws. Ask your local fabric retailer for advice to make the best possible choice for your needs.