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My 1st upholstery work in 16 years

Old 05-28-2016, 08:47 PM
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My granddaughter uses this vanity stool at her desk. Her Dad brought it out last week to weld a broken spot, and left it here on accident. So Grandma did her magic with the expert help of Grampa, he picked the fabric. Great job on it too!

The seat was so flat and hard, no padding to speak of. I added a piece of 2" inch foam to fluff it up. I repainted the metal frame in a glossy black. I haven't upholstered anything since I retired 16 years ago. Glad to see I still got it.

Here are before and after photos:
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Old 05-28-2016, 09:22 PM
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Wow, what a transformation. It's just too cute. She'll be shocked!
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Old 05-28-2016, 10:16 PM
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you go girl.......she will love it.
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Old 05-29-2016, 12:42 AM
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You did a great job, she won't recognize it! It's beautiful, and you're right, your DH did a good job of picking out the fabric.
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Do you really think your son left it there "accidentally"....bet he hoped you would do this!! Good job on it!
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LUV it! Thanks for sharing
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Old 05-29-2016, 04:49 AM
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You certainly worked your magic on that.
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That stool make-over is the kind of thing that leads to a whole room make-over. What fun!
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That looks so good!!! Great job all around.
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Lovely and you haven't lost your touch!
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