The good padding, that meets your expectations
10 details to discuss
You want to restore your old furniture or spice it up a little? To avoid disappointments and unexpected costs, we recommend to you, follow our tips follow and clarify the following key topics from the outset with their master.
Despite my 20-year experience in upholstery, there were moments when I had to bite the bullet and it honestly repented to have commissioned this master for my own furniture. Also, I was shocked when I got back my furniture with unwanted style changes. These defective upholstery immediately jumps the eye and irritates me. Upholstery fabrics and upholstery work are expensive. You want to not whine but certainly afterwards. The errors are easily treatable, discuss it with your upholsterer all briefly, before it is too late.
1. repair of the frame
Until your master does not see the cover looked, you can not know obviously what you must glue all, clamp and fasten. Most upholsterers make small repairs on grace, but it would be not a bad idea, if you ask about the costs of major repairs.
But believe me, the good master deserve every penny – first demolition to the last stitch.
You want to restore your old furniture or spice it up a little?
2. spring straps or replace.
Your Chair could have cracked loose spring, or those that are to be exchanged. The good master will tie the loose spring before the actual upholstery or completely replace the curved spring. Best is to be whether additional costs for the repair of spring come to you well informed from the outset.
Your Chair could have cracked loose spring, or those that are to be exchanged
A quick look under the seat of this Chair shows worn canvas and loose spring.
The best is to be whether additional costs for the repair of spring come to you well informed from the outset,
Spring is available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and they make the best bedding for the Chair seat.
No matter whether you have a fully upholstered Chair or easy chair, the pattern must be matched to each other and matching attached
Also, frame fixtures or other repairs are required.
Thoroughly discuss your fabric selection from?
3. upholstery fabrics
Thoroughly discuss your fabric selection. Your fabric should be shipped, ask your master to notify, as soon as the material is delivered. So you can see your selection itself. Write down everything for your master.
Do you love to sit on comfy sofas?
No matter whether you have a fully upholstered Chair or easy chair, the pattern must be matched to each other and matching attached. Be specific and clear, if you want to have a special fabric for the back. Should you combine different substances, you want to draw a picture with the precise arrangement of the failure pattern.
A misaligned, staggered pattern alignment will make you crazy. Vertically or horizontally – you but make sure that the orientation of the pattern is matched.
Should you combine different substances?
5. seat cushion
Determine whether you want to have a new foam pads, one seat cushion filled with Dacron or down, or one with down filling, only. Set the desired height of the foam and keep in mind that the type height from the ground is measured is between 45 and 50 centimeters.
Determine the hardness of the foam. The seat should be harder than the back rest. Ask for cost reduction for the cushion padding. These costs often remain hidden in the overall calculation, but can make up a substantial part. According to its terms and conditions, ask your master if you are not satisfied with the comfort of the seat cushion.
Because there is more than a how to finish on the front of the armrest, you declare your upholsterer how this section should look. Bring photos or drawings to each other can understand you. Leaving it not the sole decision of your upholsterer.
A misaligned, staggered pattern orientation is machen you really
7 fabric Board
Has your sofa as an old fabric Board to the ground around and you get to see more of the sofa legs. Well then get rid of these. The outline can be done by a lacing. The legs must look good right now, if the fabric Board is made from.
Would you reinforce the edges with upholstered piping? Let know, your upholsterer you wish where the piping.
If a place is the fabric directly on the wood is attached to the, there you can probably use a double upholstered welting. In constructing more material should be provided. Ask how much more you need to count your upholsterer.
Ask your master for its terms and conditions, if you are not satisfied with the comfort of the seat cushion
9 . side and back panels
The sides and backs of armchairs, double sofa and couch should be well padded. First stretch a base fabric filled with Dacron or cotton to compensate for the unevenness of the wood frame. If one omits the thin layer of padding, the outer sides of the armrests and the backs look hollow, flat and not expertly completed. For such processing, for very cheap, new or poorly padded pieces of old furniture.
The sides and backs of armchairs, double sofa and couch should be well padded
10 final instructions
Finally, make sure that there are photos, design drawings, sample materials, written instructions, and else all you can think. So, you and your master will have same pictorial presentation for the end result.
The good master determined expertly done its job. If you are looking for a cheap quote however, they might be surprised might be angry with the result It does not hurt your expectations to define precisely in advance. Ultimately everyone will be happy, if you like your newly upholstered piece of furniture.
Upholstery Club’s Shelly Leer