Dining chair slip covers with some old chairs, fine fabrics, nubile upholstery. A small elbow grease, you can turn a worn out weathered chair into a chair with new life and fresh style
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Turn the dining chair slip covers upside down so you can access either screw that hold together, the dress furniture nub. Use the screwdriver, unscrew the fixing screws and place them together where you will not lose them (sometimes holding them in a cup or a plastic bag prevents them from getting lost). Now the chair seat should come off easily. If you want to remove old material and there are nubs as the picture shows, use the back of a hammer or a screwdriver to remove the nibs and remove the material.
Now you either have the seat with the material on the old material (s) in your hand. If you plan to reupholster the old material, place the chair on the wrong / ugly side of new material you intend to use. Then fold the material under the chair so you can get an estimate of how many inches are needed to dining chair slip covers the entire seat and overlap the old material on the underside. Then spread the material back out and cut with the scissors around the seat. (Some people may have to mark a line of fabric chalk or a marker – just make sure your line will not be seen in case it penetrates to the good side). It is better to make sure to give yourself some extra material than too little to cover the chair.