Recover Kitchen Chair Seats


We purchased our kitchen table and 6 chairs off of Craigslist when we moved into our house in July 2013.  I told my husband when we bought the chairs I could recover them … two children and a number of food stains later I finally got around to the task!

It whole process took all of about 1.5 hrs using just a Philips screw driver, staple gun and pair of scissors.  Oh – and a little bit of help from my in-laws who kept our little guys busy while is stapled away.

The material was the only expense I had for this project – which I purchased at Wal-Mart.  Who knew Wal-Mart sold Waverly fabric?!  Anyway – I took a gamble and bought 8 yards of the material hoping it would cover all 6 chair seats … I was conservative with the fabric and had enough left over to make a few throw pillows to use in our window seat in the kitchen so bonus!

Family is very happy with the results and our toddlers are busy working on the next set of stains for me to recover in another few years, but oh what a different!

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$20.00  Fabric – 8yrds (Wal-Mart)

$  0.00   Staple Gun and staples

$  0.00   fabric scissors


$20.00   Total