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Old 05-22-2013, 01:00 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by BradB View Post
I got mine from Kravet because I have a small antique business and have an account with them. See if you can get an upholsterer near you to help out and you can get almost anything you want - the companies often have closeout specials, I think mine was $1 a yard - I was really happy!
That would be a great deal!

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Old 05-22-2013, 04:37 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Steinmetzmr View Post
...found some nice Sunbrella Fabric but at 80-90 dollars a yard I am thinking no way.
That pricing sounds way out of line - "special order" or not. Check out ebay (as others have mentioned) or Most of the patterns are under $25 per yard and the entire line seems to be available.

But, any upholstery fabric will do for a gaucho - yardage will depend on the design of your particular gaucho, the width & pattern (matching patterns or stripes?) of the fabric selected - but should be in the 6-11 yard range. Use your old upholstery and make a pattern out of paper to figure it out.

Also, if you want to save a little money, use a less expensive fabric on the back/bottoms (wrong side). But then you cushions aren't reversible.


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