A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 307,599
Currently Running With Scissors:
431 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: un-wicker-fied chair  (Read 2410 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
edud
Offline Offline

Posts: 397
Joined: 17-Dec-2006

live by the sleeves of 1989


View Profile WWW
« on: February 13, 2010 11:31:59 AM »



a bit of a crazy looking chair, the seat and back of which I wove using a whole whack of scrap fabric sewed together. it was good to use up old fabric otherwise destined for the garbage, but it turned out much more 70s-lawn-chair looking than i had hoped. the chair frame itself was once covered in wicker. bits of it were snapping off and my co-worker wanted to get rid of it.



it's ugly, but comfortable. doesn't really help my (weak) attempts to have a more aesthetically cohesive, grown-up apartment, but it was an experiment. what can you do?!

THIS ROCKS   Logged
BonEsInspired
BonesInspired
Offline Offline

Posts: 1927
Joined: 13-Sep-2007

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2010 12:05:37 PM »

Hey! That's pretty cool!
Nice work Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

TheMistressT
There's not much in this world that can't be improved by either chocolate, bacon or glitter.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5691
Joined: 10-Jun-2007

Dahlin, I'm so glamorous I cry glitter tears.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2010 12:26:03 PM »

It's so charming, though!  It's got a comforting nostalgic feel that's cozy and welcoming. Reiminds me of those potholders us kids would weave on a plastic loom in the 70s, so I just picture it in a cozy kitchen corner for reading and drinking tea.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My blog, Suddenly Surrounded by Taxidermy: http://suddenlytaxidermy.blogspot.com/
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/themistresst
http://www.etsy.com/shop/BubbleOffPlumb & http://www.etsy.com/shop/GreatBigBeautifulDog

2013 Projects Completed: 61
'14: 42 (at least)
'15: 67
'16: 43
Alexus1325
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2010 12:26:21 PM »

You can send it me, is what you can do! LOL

I love it, and the colours are awesome Cheesy That's just the sort of kitschy thing I'd come home from a yard sale with, only to have my boyfriend exclaim: "What the @*#& is THAT?!?! Why, WHY!?!?!?!"

Thanks for the wicked idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

veggie head 4 life
Offline Offline

Posts: 247
Joined: 24-Jan-2008

Chickpeas & peanut butter will feed the world!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2010 12:30:41 PM »

ooooOOOOooo wow that turned out so well! I think this would make a perfect reading chair.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

dance through your days........



my fabric-tastic blog
http://agreenbanana.blogspot.com/

Let's be friends!!
http://www.myspace.com/greeeengoooodness
pinokeeo
Offline Offline

Posts: 7761
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

You cannot master what you will not try


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2010 06:35:59 PM »

I think I love this chair.  It has an old timey feel to it.  And it looks totally comfortable.  Great idea.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 projects-shooting for 100--- 122 done

Just married...after 22 years of unwedded bliss.
edud
Offline Offline

Posts: 397
Joined: 17-Dec-2006

live by the sleeves of 1989


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2010 07:05:46 AM »

It has a personality - a few of my friends have connected with its flea-market-pot-holder-esque vibe. thanks for the comments!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Hot/Cold Rice Packs

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.