How do I calculate the amount of fabric to buy?

Answer Measure in inches the object you wish to cover with fabric. First measure the object's length and then its width with a sewing measuring tape. Write down your measurements.Add the two measurements ... Read More »

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What is the amount of fabric needed to make a screen?

In order to make a folding screen with panels 70 inches high and 52 inches wide (70" X 52"), 2 and 3/8 yards of 55-inch wide fabric will be needed per panel.References:Bed Bath and Beyond: Haiku F... Read More »

What amount of fabric is needed to cover a wingback chair?

On One Hand: Use an Upholstery GuideMany fabric stores carry guides that can help you estimate the yardage required to cover a wingback chair. Carefully measure the dimensions of the chair, and use... Read More »

What amount of fabric is needed to upholster a Queen Anne chair?

According to Penny Pinching Grandma, to reupholster a Queen Anne chair you are going to need 1 1/2 to 2 yards of fabric. If the pattern you have chosen has lines or elaborate decorations, you will ... Read More »

How do I calculate the VAT on the total amount?

Add VAT to PriceMultiply the price of an item by the Value Added Tax, or VAT, to find how much tax is added to the price. In England, the VAT is 17.5 percent, so multiply the price by .175. For exa... Read More »