Chair Upholstery / Reupholstery

Chair upholstery is one of our major work specialties! We process between 5 to 10 chair reupholstery projects on weekly basis – single chairs, antique pieces, dining or kitchen sets and large sets for hospitality business seating.

Here are some types of chairs we repair, refurbish and upholster:

Vintage Chairs:

  • Antique parlour chairs (Victorian style)
  • Bergere chairs (or French chairs)
  • Wingback chair
  • Rocking chairs
  • Needlepoint chairs

Modern / Contemporary:

  • Chaise lounges
  • Highchairs
  • Bar stools
  • Barrel chairs
  • Daybed chairs
  • Barcelona chairs
  • Eames / LCM chairs
  • Lincoln cane chairs
  • Club chairs
  • Boucle chairs

swivel stoolOutdoor Chairs:

  • Patio chairs
  • Deck chairs
  • Garden chairs

Workspace Seating:

  • Office chairs
  • Dental chairs
  • Piano chairs

On top of mentioned above we have conducted upholstery for many other types of chairs: armchairs, counter stools, dutailier gliders, custom benches and more. We carry variety of special foam for every back or seat cushion, many types of leather and huge stock of cover fabrics to choose from.

When you need to refurbish your quality chairs set, or restore your family antique armchair, feel free to quote us for its reupholstery cost. Our guarantee: cost-efficient service and quality result that lasts for many years!


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Expect to pay anywhere from $200 to $1,000 per chair. The cost will depend on which fabric you have chosen, as they will cost between $30 to $70 per yard. Other factors included are the size and if extensive repairs need to get done. The labor costs will add up, ranging from $50 to $100 per hour.
    Choosing the suitable fabric for your dining chairs is very important. Some of the best choices out there include polyester, cotton blends, velvet, leather, and vinyl. Remember that it needs to be easily cleaned since the dining chairs are often stained.
    The fabric needed will depend on the chair’s size and the surface you need to cover. You will need from 2 to 4 yards to upholster a single chair. If you feel overwhelmed when doing the math work, leave the tedious task in the hands of a professional.
    Yes in most of the cases, but there are some exceptions. Chairs with metal frames are extremely hard to upholster and sometimes even impossible. Also reupholstering cheap dining chairs could be a bad idea since the service might cost more than buying a new set.
    Leather is easy to clean, so it would make an excellent choice for your dining room, especially if you have kids and pets. However, keep in mind that leather won’t hold its pristine look due to wear and tear, and scuffs might appear.

    Yes, you can reupholster an office chair. Replacing the worn-out fabric will restore the piece, allowing you to customize it within your preferred style. One of the most commonly used fabrics for this purpose is polyester because it is low maintenance, affordable, and durable.

    Please note, VS Upholstery does not provide office chairs reupholstery.

    Reupholstering an antique chair will cost anywhere between $200 to $1,000. The total cost depends on a few factors, such as the amount of fabric needed, the chair’s size, and the labor costs. However, reupholstering is an ideal investment when talking about antique furniture that was built to last.
    An armchair is a chair that allows one person to sit comfortably, and the design supports your elbows and hands. On the other hand, a couch has comfortable backing and sides. The couch provides an ample seating area for more than one person. Usually couch upholstery would be more expensive due to larger and custom sizes of it.