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What fabric to cover a kitchen chair with?

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wonderwoo Thu 14-Jul-16 15:50:36

I have a lovely mid century kitchen chair that I want to do up.

The frame is metal and the seat and back is covered in a waterproof material - which I think may be vinyl?

I want to replace this material, but I am unsure what to use. I have looked online for vinyl fabrics, but the choice is limited to fake leather look or really naff patterns. Could I use acrylic fabric do you think? PVC? Please help me, I haven't really got a clue what I am doing.

wonderwoo Thu 14-Jul-16 15:51:45

Oooh, forgot to mention. It must be wipeable. Thanks.

wowfudge Thu 14-Jul-16 16:24:26

Oil cloth? Lots of different patterns and colours available online and in Dunelm and JL.

LBOCS2 Thu 14-Jul-16 16:58:26

I would suggest oilcloth too. Tinsmiths has some nice fabric in at the moment.

Ilovewillow Thu 14-Jul-16 17:05:24

Go with a good quality oilcloth - cath Kidston do some lovely ones or Dunelm, Laura Ashley or local garden centre!

puggymummy1 Thu 14-Jul-16 17:05:33

Definitely oil cloth. John Lewis or Dunelm are great.

wonderwoo Thu 14-Jul-16 22:08:20

Looks like oilcloth it is! Thank you.

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