How to Measure a Chair For a Slipcover

How to Measure a Chair For a Slipcover

Dining room chair covers are an ideal way to update and spice up your home decor and knowing how to measure your chairs is significant to ensure a perfect fit.

These measurements are required so that your slipcover will fit your dining room chairs snugly and it is quite easy to be done. All you need is a tape measure and to follow the steps listed below:

  1. Measure the back height of your chair from bottom to top (excluding the legs).
  2. Measure the depth of your chair seat from back to front.
  3. Measure the width of your chair seat from left to right.

Once you get your measurements, choose a slipcover that corresponds to themas those steps are also valid tips for multiple Dining Room Chairs such as LONG BACK chairs and BAR STOOLS. 

Bear in mind that it is essential to take into consideration the kind of fabric of the slipcover you intend to purchase. For instance, stretchable covers such as those made with a blend of spandex and polyester will allow the cover to stretch and to contour shape of your chair and consequently they are the go-to. On the other hand, you should be meticulous when opting for a fabric that does not stretch.