Our Upholstery Services

At Lifestyle Blinds And Curtains we don’t believe in buying new furniture. We understand that your old pieces are trustworthy, comfortable and have sentimental value – they just need a new look. The skilled team behind Lifestyle Blinds And Curtains will renovate your old furniture to give it a fresh appearance. Our experts will give you advice to help make decisions about new fabric, trimming and give you useful tips to look after your “new” pieces.

We offer a free callout to do a measure for you within a 50 km radius of our shop.

When is it worth re-upholstering furniture

  • When you absolutely love your old furniture. Your furniture has a history that can’t be bought or replaced. If a piece has sentimental value, it’s worth recovering.
  • When your old pieces have a good frame. If your furniture has a sturdy and strong frame, it’s worth reupholstering. Expensive antiques may be reupholstered many times.
  • When old furniture can be updated to your style. We can change any piece of furniture. A significant advantage is our fabric selection. We display an endless selection and variety of different fabric and textures.

1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
1 foot (12 inches) = 0.305 meters
1 yard (36 inches) = 0.914 meters

The metre ages specified on this chart are approximate because the exact amount of fabric varies according to the repeat of pattern and width of the fabric.

Most upholstery weight fabrics sold in South Africa are 140 cm wide. A reasonable allowance has been made for matching, but some stripe, plaid and floral patterns, with large repeats, may take more fabric. You must also add extra fabric for arm covers, self-lined skirts and attached pillow backs.

Send us a picture and we will quote you accordingly.