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Fabric couch to leather?


Does anyone know how to 'reupholster' a fabric couch to leather or if that's something upholstery businesses do?
Apr 04, 2016 @ 01:57 am

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Reupholstering a couch with leather will be pricey done by professionals, but is certainly doable! I wouldn't attempt yourself as leather can be tricky to work with, and reupholstering such a large furniture piece will not be as easy as it seems!
Apr 04, 2016 @ 02:05 am


I'm not a do it yourselfer to begin with but there's no way I would attempt that huge project. Unless you have some upholstery experience I wouldn't even attempt it; I'd call in a professional or just buy it new (or gently used). Good luck whatever you decide to do!
Apr 04, 2016 @ 04:53 am


Oh I wasn't gunna attempt it myself I just wasn't sure if it was even possible. It's only a year old but with two rotties and one that she's excessively year round I just can't keep up with the hair on the couch
Apr 04, 2016 @ 06:30 am


Good Question - I'll be curious to hear if you find someone to do it. I've never even considered the possibility!
Apr 04, 2016 @ 09:44 am

Definitely possible

I'd go to a professional for sure. It'll be pricey though.
Apr 04, 2016 @ 10:12 am


If you do get leather, make sure it's the real stuff and not a look alike. We purchased a "leather" couch and after about a year, we started noticing patches of color fading and it's now cracking in ways real leather never would. If you can, purchase the leather yourself from a fabric store if you're going to have it reupholstered. If you ever buy from a furniture store, get the extra warranty. We made the mistake of not getting it and after the one year free warranty was over, we couldn't take it back.
Apr 04, 2016 @ 10:38 am

vote for natural fabrics

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