Many people have an old sofa at home, which is a pity to throw away, because the frame of the sofa is still intact, the springs have not sagged, the locks work, but the appearance is no longer the same due to the frayed upholstery. In this case, you don't want to order a sofa banner, because the old sofa is not so valuable. To resuscitate an old sofa, the best option is to do it yourself.
Do-it-yourself sofa banner: materials
- Fabric for upholstering furniture (tapestry or velor, 7 running meters, width 1.5 meters)
- Thick fabric 1 meter wide and 2 meters long
- Coat fabric 3 square meters
- Metal cross piles, 32 pieces
- Universal adhesive
- One sheet of plywood 4 mm thick
- Staples for a hand stapler, length 14 mm
- Two woolen blankets
- 3 meters of galvanized steel wire, 1.6 mm in diameter
- Sintepon or foam rubber
- Palace with dimensions of 1.5 by 2 meters
- Nylon thread
- Self-tapping screws 5 * 40
Do-it-yourself sofa banner: technology
We disassemble the sofa completely.
Preparing the fabric for upholstering furniture (in this case velor).
Disassembling the frame of the sofa, we number all the details.
If necessary, we replace the frame parts.
We assemble the frame of the sofa, coat the parts with universal glue.
We tighten with a clamp.
We fix it with metal cross-shaped dowels.
We cut out parts from plywood according to old templates, which will later be attached to the frame.
We attach the plywood to the frame. First, we coat the frame with universal glue, then apply plywood and fasten it with staples using a stapler.
We fasten the woolen blanket.
We fix the springs with a stapler so that they do not move.
We make brackets 2 cm long from galvanized steel wire.
We fix the springs with homemade brackets.
We fix the pre-tied thread at the top of the spring cloth.
According to the size of the upper part of the spring cloth, we cut out the carpet with an allowance of 4-5 cm on each side.
Bending the carpet, fix it with carnations so that during further work the carpet does not move.
Then we sew in a circle with a nylon thread, the seam step is 5 cm.
We take the second blanket and fasten it with an overlap of 5 cm.
We stretch the pre-cut with the help of templates and sewn cover, and fasten it from the back to the main frame.
We disassemble the main frame of the sofa, in order to reliably glue them again.
We glue the grooved corners, smearing with universal glue, when assembling with a square, we check the perpendicularity.
We collect all the details of the main frame.
We attach the fabric to the front of the furniture to tighten the furniture.
In the inverted state, we fasten the mechanism to the frame using self-tapping screws.
We drag the sides of the sofa. First, we attach the coat fabric on both sides.
With the help of padding polyester, we add volume.
We pull the cover
Fasten to the sofa
We attach a thick fabric from the back of the sofa.
We fix wooden armrests.
The sofa is ready.