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« on: May 05, 2010 04:50:12 PM »

Actually, not in my pants, but from pants.  I just think "in my pants" is funny.    Cheesy

I couldn't afford the $150 a yard vintage style upholstery appropriate for this mid-century chair my husband and I were given by some friends, so I sewed a cover from pieces of linen pants (and a shirt) from the Goodwill.

Sorry, no "before" but you can imagine old, torn, stained upholstery.

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And yes, I make everything - clothes, upholstery, art -  from old pants from the Goodwill!   Tongue
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2010 05:06:08 PM »

People really underestimate the power of pants from Goodwill.  This looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2010 05:38:38 PM »

This is gorgeous! Looks lush and boho at the same time.

I love things in my pants! I mean things made from pants...Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010 06:26:52 PM »

Looks great! Makes me happy ... in my pants? Hmmm, maybe just ignore that last bit ...
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010 06:38:01 PM »

hey! that turned out great! Smiley  this rocks!
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2010 07:08:38 PM »

Absolutely *wants* . . totally wisting this chair right now. I'm always on the look out for chairs with beautiful details just like this one! Sometimes the best things in life really truly are free.
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2010 06:28:36 AM »

Thank you all! 
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2010 11:16:30 PM »

Looks like you pulled it from a magazine. I love me a good thrift store.
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