Hi Frances, here are some instructions on how to paint upholstery. How to Paint Upholstery (Latex Paint and Fabric Medium ...
How to Paint Upholstery (Latex Paint and Fabric Medium) Water. Spray Bottle. Measuring Cup(s) Good stiff bristled brush (or foam brush) Large mixing container. Sand paper (I used 200 grit) Use a ratio of 1 part paint : 1 part fabric medium : 2 parts water. The entire makeover only cost $30 (for paint and textile medium ...
I paint everything. LOL
A lot of people paint upholstery with chalk paint. If there's a pattern on the furniture, it will show through. Best of luck to you.
You can! I have heard of painting it with chalk paint, sanding between each coat, and then waxing. If there is any pattern at all in the fabric, you will see it though.