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Definitely Not a Quilt..but there Is some sewing.

Old 05-13-2015, 05:21 AM
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OMG!! Beautiful job and fabric!
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:00 AM
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I did 2 lazy boy chairs last summer and can totally appreciate the toll it takes on hands and body. You did a really magnificent job, I am in awe!!
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:10 AM
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Originally Posted by MaryKatherine View Post
Back in February with those 6 foot snow banks, I backed out my drive into my neighbour's SIL's car.
It was only fibre glass damage and he was happy do it himself.
But would I do them a favour an reupholster a chair? I had done one for their mother( and swore I would do no more as its getting too hard on my hands). I was kind of stuck.
They excitedly picked out and bought the material....except they didn't listen to a word I said.
They bought outdoor furniture material. Pretty,,but synthetic with no give or stretch.
I mentioned this to their mother before I started and she said just do your best. They'd have to live with the results.
It turned out not too shabby! ( It feels like my grandmother's furniture, that nubby nylon stuff )( Kind of clashes with my rug! LOL )
But I'm sure they'll be delighted.
You did a good job. I have never tried to cover a chair, but have recovered my sofa and side chair's cushions several times. I love being able to change out my furniture without actually replacing the frame.
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:58 AM
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Wow! Fantastic job!
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Old 05-13-2015, 08:41 AM
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Beautiful job! I wish I knew how to upholster.
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Old 05-13-2015, 08:44 AM
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Aw, looks great!!
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:16 AM
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Wow... super job and I love that fabric!
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:23 AM
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WOW!!! You did a fantastic job. Thanks for showing us.
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:47 AM
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Wow, you did a remarkable job! I've always wanted to do this, but feel I have waited too long now with hand issues, too.

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Old 05-13-2015, 11:13 AM
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Beautiful!! I love the Queen Anne legs.
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