After nine years of use our ottoman started shedding…
And so far I haven’t found a replacement that I like. After much contemplation I decided to re-cover the top of the ottoman until I can find a replacement. This sounds like a difficult task, but it’s really quite simple.
I used: about two yards upholstery fabric, a staple gun, and good scissors
1. Remove your ottoman top:
2. Lay it upside down on the fabric. Then you essentially wrap it like a present keeping the fabric tight as you go (and make sure to fold the fabric under so the ends don’t unravel). I typically wrap and staple the sides first and then fold in the ends. Also make sure to not cover the holes for the attachment pieces:
3. Then just replace the cover:
A great little refresh until we can find a lasting replacement!