Will these fit over my chairs??

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I’m looking for a simple solution to fix some of my dining room chairs: will this work for my chairs? Fuloon 4 Pack Stretch Jacquard Chair Seat Covers, Removable Washable Anti-Dust Dinning Room Chair Seat Cushion Slipcovers (4, Light Grey) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082WRWDYZ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_VMZFZ448VFD45ZB3156A?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1



q will these fit over my chairs
q will these fit over my chairs
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  • William William on Nov 22, 2021

    Measure your seats and see if they match the dimensions of the seat covers. The seat covers do stretch so they should work. Have you considered reupholstering your cushions. May be cheaper than the cost of the seat covers. You do have to remove the seat to attach the covers anyway.


    https://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=upholster%20chairs

    • Lisa Lisa on Nov 22, 2021

      I’ve considered it but I’m a full time working mom with two little kids so I don’t have a lot of time in my hands to do it. But yes I have considered it. My husband isn’t the type that knows how to do this kind of thing either.

  • The description of the item tells what size seat cushion they will fit. Measure your seats to see if they match.

  • Annie Annie on Nov 22, 2021

    You can measure your seats to see if the cushions will fit. The nice thing about Amazon is you can always return things that don't fit!

  • Mogie Mogie on Nov 22, 2021

    Measuring dining room chairs is pretty simple. It’s best to remove the seat from the chair to get the most accurate measurements. With a tape measure, measure the length of the seat from top to bottom from each bottom edge. Add another 3-4 inches to both sides to allow for a fold over finish and stapling underneath.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on Nov 22, 2021

    measure your seats and see if the dimensions on the package are close to what you are needing - you could always take the seat off and re-cover them yourself

  • Tara Leigh Tara Leigh on Nov 22, 2021

    I bought a pack of these for similar chairs and they fit fine.

  • FrugalFamilyTimes.com FrugalFamilyTimes.com on Nov 22, 2021

    As an alternative, that style of seat cushion is pretty easy to recover with new fabric. Really just need fabric and staples to do it. If you want a cheaper option!

    • Lisa Lisa on Nov 22, 2021

      I wouldn’t mind it but I don’t own a staple gun and I don’t know what type of fabric to use to cover the chairs since it has a matching sofa set too

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Nov 22, 2021

    That looks like an easy replacement option. Measurements should be compared. Often you can use thrifted fabrics ( drapery panel) often a higher quality fabric alternatively and a staple gun for an economical replacement option too.

  • Janice Janice on Nov 22, 2021

    You provided the measurements of the covers but not those of the chair. Measure the chairs and compare the size and you'll know.

    Others have suggested a great solution.....to simply cover the seats. Very easy to do and will keep the look of your attractive chairs.

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Nov 22, 2021

    The seat covers may shift, I suggest what the other hometalkers have said, remove the cushion and re-cover the seats, unless you want to have a removable cover to launder as needed. Another option is to cover the seats as in re-upholstering and spray the fabric with a scotch Gard type treatment. All depends on your purpose of the seat covers.

  • Tuula - Color Me Thrifty Tuula - Color Me Thrifty on Nov 22, 2021

    You should definitely measure your chairs before deciding on those covers. They do say they're highly elastic so they might be just fine. The kind of removable seats that your chairs have are very easy to recover. I did my dining chair seats makeover here https://colormethrifty.com/2017/03/repurposed-tablecloth-kitchen-chairs-makeover.html.

  • Betsy Betsy on Nov 22, 2021

    Hi Lisa: Short answer No :( Your chairs don't have anything for the straps to grab. It would be easier, not to mention more fun, to reupholster the chairs yourself. It's very easy, and that handsome guy in your picture with you might be more than willing to help! He looks helpful :) Here's a site or two with some ideas. And, you can get some great fabric from JoAnn's bolt end pretty cheap:


    https://www.northerncheapskate.com/how-to-recover-a-dining-room-chair/


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmQpQmhXbMo


    https://casawatkinsliving.com/how-to-reupholster-a-chair-seat-for-beginners


    https://casawatkinsliving.com/how-to-reupholster-a-chair-seat-for-beginners/#:~:text=How%20to%20reupholster%20a%20chair%20seat%201%20Remove,side%20of%20the%20fabric.%20...%20More%20items...%20


    Good luck

  • I always recover my own. Just remove the seat from the base and you can go right over the old fabric with the new. It usually takes about 1 1/2 yards to do a standard chair. Then you staple gun it. It won't budge and if you use Sunbrella fabric you can literally spill mayonnaise or wine on them and it'll wipe right away.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Nov 22, 2021

    In order to get these seat covers over the seat portion of your chair, you will need to remove the seat anyway. Since you will have the seats off the chair frame, I would advise you to recover the seats yourself.


    The fabric in the pre-purchased seat covers in the link is just a basic inexpensive polyester stretch knit fabric. IMO, the price seems high for fabric that does not have any backing to it (to give it support and durability) and for fabric that is not furniture/upholstery-rated.


    Regarding fit, the description for the covers says that the elastic is sewn in. It is likely for this reason that the 'installation' shows the use of garters under the seat to help keep the covers on. If the covers had a drawstring enclosed in a casing, instead of just having the elastic sewn in, there would be a better chance the that covers would stay on the chair seats without needing to be anchored with the sheet garters.


    I'm sure that better quality denser woven fabric with a backing plus a heavy duty stapler can be purchased to recover your four chairs at a cost less than or equal the price of the Amazon ones in the link you posted.


    Deep staples will be superior to any elastic as far as being able to hold the fabric cover in place especially with bodies sliding back and forth over it and tugging on the corners when getting on and off the chair.


    Your chair seats are very simply design. Re-covering them is not re-upholstery; it is just re-covering, which for seats this design is not difficult, and may even be possible without having to remove the existing fabric cover.


    I would encourage you to watch a few videos on diy chair seat recovering and give the project a go yourself.


  • You'll need to measure your seats and see if they match up with the measurements of the product.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Nov 23, 2021

    Even if the measurements of your chair seats falls within the guidelines of what measurements the covers are supposed to fit, this is only one part of having seat covers.


    The part that is often not taken into consideration is how to keep the seat covers attached to the seats well enough so that they do not shift, bunch up, and pop off the corners when children grab on to and climb up on the seats, sliding over the loose fabric.



  • Dee Dee 7 days ago

    If the replacements do not fit properly the seats will shift, simply because of the way they will have to be attached. For the cost of a few yards of fabric and a staple gun you can reupholster your original seats. It is not hard. cut the fabric about 4 inches wider than the seat cover, pull taught and staple. You can even get sunbrella fabric which would be waterproof and stain proof.

  • Maura White Maura White 6 days ago

    I love those chairs! If you can take off (pry off) the cushion part of the chair, you can just reupholster the seats. It sounds way more complicated than it is. Basically, all you need to do is stretch the fabric over the seat and staple it on with a staple gun. Then use some wood glue to re-attach to the chair.

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska 4 days ago

    i would say you need to measure all to make sure ..

  • After doing some measuring, in the end since they're from Amazon, they're super easy to return if they don't fit.