How much does it cost to reupholster a couch?
Here's a sofa upholstery guide to help you with the had these AMAZING charts with how much fabric you need for upholstering certain types of furniture. All reupholstery estimates below include the outside backs of furniture. As always, please consult your upholsterer for exact amounts. Rule of thumb: 1 fabric yard = 18 sq ft of leather.
Jun 21, · 12 yards of fabric is a base estimate for a 6-foot long, 2-cushion sofa. It should be 14 yards for a 7 foot sofa. It would take around 20 yards of fabric to make a 7-foot-long, 6-cushion sofa. HOW TO KNOW HOW MUCH FABRIC TO BUY FOR UPHOLSTERY | UPHOLSTERY FOR BEGINNERS | FaceLiftInteriors. Watch on.