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Office chairs can get a lot of use and abuse, leading them to look pretty tired and drab after a short while.  Often, the boring upholstery fabrics they come with (navy, black, and more navy) do not mesh with your super-fun personality! There are any number of reasons to re-vamp your office chair. I'm here to tell you it's dead simple and can be done in an hour or two.

Step 1: Find a good specimen!

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I had a great office chair but the cover was badly stained from too many lunches enjoyed at my desk.  I had some fabric and a bit of spare time and here's what happened!
yoyo123hk2 years ago
Looks easy & fun to work on it, Thanks for sharing :) Will it be work on leather instead of fabric?
jessandstavro (author)  yoyo123hk2 years ago
If you had a half decent stapler, leather shouldn't be a problem. We repurposed a leather jacket to cover a dirt bike seat and our stapler handled it fine.
maenuela3 years ago
congratulations !
Hey, I actually saw similar steps on this before. Just one suggestion : You can cover the cushion with some plastics before putting on the fabric. This will make the chair water proof! The next time you replace the fabric again, you will be glad the plastic protected the cushion material inside ;-)
jessandstavro (author)  modernstyler3 years ago
YES! Awesome idea!
That fabric is awesome! Where did you get it?
jessandstavro (author)  inkstainedheart5 years ago
Just some discount fabric warehouse. Not a chain or anything. Sorry!
Ninzerbean5 years ago
Wow! I had no idea when I started to read this that it would be so easy! Thanks for sharing.