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Upholstered Dining Chairs
Upholstery fabric makes anything possible in the dining room

 

There are a lot of different upholstered dining chairs available in stores, and some of them can be quite elegant and beautiful. They add a look to the room that cannot be duplicated with simple wooden chairs.

You can find upholstered dining chairs in many different patterns and designs. If you're looking for a solid colored look you can find that as well. These chairs allow you to match them up with the decor of the living room to set a mood of its own.

Some people even match their upholstered dining chairs to their wallpaper. These would have to be custom made of course, but the price is negotiable when you consider the decorative effect.

If you do not see the kind of upholstery you want on your chairs when you are shopping you can get chairs custom made in whatever fabric you would like. You can talk to an upholsterer about what kind of fabrics work best for upholstered dining chairs, because you don't want one that is going to fray and not be able to withstand the weight and friction of being sat on.

To do a custom order you will need to first pick out what kind of chair you want. There is a wide selection of styles to choose from, but the first thing you should decide is whether you want your chairs to have arms or not. You should also consider the size, based on the height and width of the dining table. It can be frustrating to get chairs that are too short or too high for the table and you have to bend down or reach up slightly to eat a meal.

When choosing your upholstered dining chairs you should be aware that the general rule for height of the seat is 18 or 19 inches. The top of the seat should be approximately 12 inches from the top of the table.

You should also decide on what kind of finish you what your chairs to have. Some finishes are high maintenance and do not last very long. If you want a wood look combined with an upholstered look then make sure that the word has been properly protected with a good varnish.

You can find some really nice upholstered dining chairs in antique stores. Although the fabric may be worn they can easily be re-upholstered to give them a fresh new look. Sometimes you can find really beautiful chairs from years ago in these stores.

One type of upholstered dining chair is called the Parson's Chair. It was developed in the 1930s by a designer at the Parsons School of Design in Paris. It is made of hardwood and has a squared backrest, which curves slightly, and legs. They usually have a slip cover upholstery, which covers all of the legs and gives it a solid appearance. In recent models this slipcover may or may not be offered. The slipcovers are usually made of leather since that was the original design, and they can quite often be found in restaurants.

You can find these chairs and others in local furniture stores or on the Internet. Upholstered dining chairs can make your dining room come alive and are great when plain wood just won't make the cut.


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