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« on: May 24, 2010 07:22:43 PM »

This is my new sewing chair. I got an ugly office chair and re-covered it. I love this fabric. Pink and circles! Hooray! Now if we can just finish the addition I'll have a place to put it. Wink



Here's the chair before:

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2010 07:31:03 PM »

very nice.  definately prettier than before!
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2010 09:36:09 PM »

AMAZING JOB!! i LOVE the fabric.  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2010 10:02:08 PM »

Great job! I keep seeing people doing this and I really should do mine too!
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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010 03:22:11 AM »

Ooooooooo - very pretty in pink, fabric is awesome and lovely finish you've achieved, I'm inspired!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2010 09:00:50 AM »

Way better! Love the pink!


I keep covering mine with my snuggie (I certainly am not going to wear the thing! Wink )
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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2010 05:42:08 PM »

That is lovely! I'll add 're-cover chair' to my crafting to-do list.
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2010 05:54:07 PM »

very nice! i happen to have an ugly office chair that needs a makeover. was this difficult to pull off? how much fabric did you use? i wonder if i could paint the plastic bits as well.... hmmm....
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« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2010 06:59:07 AM »

I used about a yard of upholstery fabric. It wasn't too hard, but getting the chair apart was kind of a pain. It sort of snapped together, but yours may be different.
I thought about painting the plastic, but I haven't had much luck with that in the past... even with paints made for plastic.
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