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« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2006 07:14:00 AM »

This is wonderful! I love it! You did a totally awesome job! Congratz! And your second attempt?  Shocked With the looks of it I would swear you're a pro!! Lucky gal she is to have such a nice sister-in-law! Thanks for sharing  Grin
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« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2006 04:27:23 PM »

wow that is just great!
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« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2006 04:41:27 PM »

Wow Wow Wow Wow Wow. Did I mention Wow? Thats amazing!
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« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2006 05:01:27 PM »

That's phenomenal!  I'm so impressed!

Where did you learn to do upholstery?  I'm getting ready to start my first project (redoing my grandmother's mid-century modern divans) and have no idea really of where to begin.  Can you give us any hints or books or references?

Thanks!!!
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« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2006 09:32:18 PM »

Thank you all. I did not take classes, read books or anything else. I just put the fabric back on the way I took it off. Used the old fabric as pattern pieces for the new fabric.  Also wrote on the old fabric as to back of arm vs. front of arm piece etc... But most of all there was a lot of fear and I just had to jump in and do it. I will say a good staple gun is a must!!!!
Thank you again and if there is anything I can do to help you just post and will do the best I can.
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« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2006 12:48:27 PM »

Wow!!! That is awesome!
Fantastic job!
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« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2006 05:26:34 PM »

You've inspired me!

I spent the whole afternoon deconstructing a ratty mid-century modern chair for my first upholstery project.  I can't hope for as beautiful as yours, but so far it's been a lot of fun!
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« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2006 08:15:55 AM »

Beautiful job!  And, I love that fabric. 
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« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2006 07:30:17 AM »

Holy crap! That's amazing! Nice job! Did you ever curl up in a fetal position during the process, or are you as superhuman as you seem?Cheesy
I'd be scared to death to try something like that. Way to go!
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« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2006 09:02:56 PM »

It even makes the wood look newer.
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