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How to Reupholster a Couch (Without Removing the Old Fabric)

Let me show you how to reupholster a couch without removing the old fabric. It's so quick and easy!
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  • Staple Gun
  • Drill


  • Pottery Barn Faux Fur Throw


  • Use a drill to remove the old furniture screws and remove the couch seat.
  • Lay the throw flat and place the couch seat on top.
  • Begin stapling the new fabric onto the couch, pulling it nice and snug as you go.
  • Continue reupholstering the couch with the throw folding over the corners like you are wrapping a present until the couch is covered.
  • Flip the couch over and reattach it to the couch frame.