I've had a few comments like "you did that by yourself?" so I thought I'd share with you all how this was done. The key, as the lady in fabric store shared with me, was in having an electric staple gun. Mine is a $30 model that I purchased at Target. For six dining chairs you'll need 2 and 1/4 yards of fabric (make sure to buy upholstery grade). My fabric was very reasonably priced at $22/yard. Once I got the fabric home, I unscrewed the seat cushions from the chairs, cut the fabric, and stapled it on top of the existing fabric. Bah-da-bing! All told, this project took 4 hours, soup to nuts, and cost me less than $100 (not including new pillows). How easy is that?!
Here are the pictures!
The two arm chairs with their new fabric and pillows. So much better!The blue chair got new pillows too. I also took some extra fabric and framed it above the chair to tie it all together.This picture isn't so great, but you can tell more about the fabric.
One of the cute little dragonflies!