How Much Does Furniture Reupolstery Cost?

This is an upholstery guide for some typical upholstered furniture.  Re-upholstery prices contain two elements: the labour portion and the fabric required.  Please note that the fabric is not included in the price.  Fabrics vary in price and fabric selection is specific to each person's taste and budget.

Upholstery prices are affected by some additional details:

  • Styles such as buttons, tufting, channels
  • The quality of the existing padding, springing and frame structure
  • Cushion replacement with Foam, feathers or dacron
  • Finish Treatments such as decorative nails, double pipe, or fringes
  • Wood refinishing or touch up
  • Antique restoration

Chairs Re-upholstery Labour Price Estimates—-Plus Fabric

Side Chair Tight Seat                                     $145. 

Side Chair Seat & Back                                   $265.

French Open Arm Chair  (Bergere)               $335.

French Open Arm with Cushion                    $485.

Channel Back Chair                                        $495.

Parsons Chair wood legs                                $285.

Skirted Parsons Chair                                     $345. 

Dining Seat Removable (Each)                       $40.

Dining Seat Sewn Band                                   $55.

Add piping to dining Chairs (Each)                $10.


Balloon Back Arm Chair                                       $525.

William Birch Arm Chair                                      $695.

Lawson Rolled Arm Chair                                     $695.

Wing Back Chair                                                    $675.

Skirted Arm Chair                                                  $745.

Barrel/ Tub Chair                                                            $595.

Chair Spring Foundation Rebuild                          $150.

Pillow Top Chair Ottomans                                    $285.

Decorative Nails: Priced Separately

**Additional Costs for Pattern Matching Fabric,       Tufting, Replacing foam padding or structural