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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Freshened Dining Chair

Hello Everyone!

     A few weeks ago I found what I thought to be a duvet cover. As I was cutting this apart, I realized that it was actually a futon cover. Damn! I could have used this like it was. I guess that explains the giant zipper on this piece. Oh, well, I have better things in store for this fabric.


     The great thing about all of this fabric is that I had enough to cut four pieces with matching stripes and still had lots left over.
     Here is one of the chairs that I re-covered. I had done this years ago, covering gold fabric with the denim. I removed the denim and with one of the pieces, used as a "pattern" for the new fabric.



     I began to unscrew the top of the chair from the frame. Then my boyfriend finished for me :-)



     Once I cut the fabric, all I had to do was to staple it to the seat.



     Screw it back in and voila.



Help from the Princess Sandy

4 comments:

Jenny at Red House said...

Hi, thanks for your comment! I love the way you have organised your closet, I came home yesterday and thought how tidy our back room was and guess what I found it all stuffed in the cupboard under the stairs! steve's idea of tidying! yes it's great to have a little one in our 'modern' family too!! jennyx

Christine Jargick said...

Hi Jenny! At least Steve tries ;-) I am the only one in my family who bothers to try to tidy. At least, its done the way I like it. BTW, thanks for following, I am following you back now, looking forward to more great stuff!

Jenny said...

Nice work!
Thanks for coming by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment
Off to explore your blog some more...
Jenny
www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

Christine Jargick said...

Hi Jenny! I hope you enjoy my blog as much as I enjoy yours.