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« on: February 06, 2011 12:42:35 PM »

Hi all,

We got a highchair from freecycle recently. The structure of it was fine, but the upholstery quite old and tired. I washed it to start with, but even washed it was a bit tiered, so I decided to reupholster it. I had some of the fishy fabric left from a different project, just enough to finish it and since I have learned recently how to do piping, you can guess the rest... Here are pictures of the finished highchair. As you can see I didn't have enough of the red thread, so had to use some of the blue one for the reinforcement of the back. The back pocket came out quite well, I am happy with it.

Let me know what you think...







Close-up of the piped area:


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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011 01:07:29 PM »

You did a fantastic job on it!  I think the fishy pattern is great!

As a side note, please check with the manufacturer of the high chair that it wasn't recalled.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2011 02:47:25 AM »

Good point about the recalls. I will check this, thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2011 07:18:41 AM »

great job! i hate my son's high chair, it is stained and ugly. we bought it because it was cheap at walmart. I think now I may take the cover off and make a new one. thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011 05:41:15 AM »

Where did you get that fantabulous fabric?  This looks amazing! You did a fantastic job.

On a side note, this looks like a graco high chair, and I couldn't find it in the recall list.  BUUUUT, if it is recalled, sometimes instead of just tossing it, you can get repair kits from the company, and fix the problem yourself.
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2011 02:25:07 PM »

Just spotted this - love the piping! And the fish too, of course.
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