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« Reply #30 on: June 01, 2011 09:45:55 PM »

Heavenlybean- I know exactly what you're talking about! I think it's called "Squint" or something like that. I had a board on Pinterest with inspiring reupholstering jobs, and that was a heavy influence. Aren't they just gorgeous?

Mink_Bikini- Oh, thank you! I promise you, it wasn't all that difficult. And this was my first *real* reupholstering job. I really was hesitant to change the original too, but I had a vision and pushed through my misgivings. Especially after I found that it was made of oak (or something equally as hard) originally, and had that nice metal stamp on the bottom. I thought "oh lord, what have I done?!". But I'm so in love with the "after" that I can't feel too remorseful about it. Wink
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« Reply #31 on: June 01, 2011 11:25:50 PM »

I want this in my craft room! Smiley
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« Reply #32 on: June 02, 2011 02:10:23 AM »

awesome work!!... I would be giving it a big hug too!!.... I have a chair that I want to do, but have been putting it off ..... maybe its time for me to give it a try... thanks for sharing
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« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2011 04:17:30 AM »

 I bought my husband a new office chair for xmas - and it's arleady cracked and looking really bad.  I wish I could do something like this for it but I don't think it would work Sad  Looks like those tacks were used and there is nowhere to tack on to on his chair.

I adore your chair though!  It's just fabulous!
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« Reply #34 on: June 02, 2011 07:28:56 PM »

Very professional!  I appreciate how well the fabric squares have that random feel, but their placement feels well coordinated so nothing stands out uncomfortably.  And I love the choice of fabric too - says fun, fun, fun!
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« Reply #35 on: June 02, 2011 09:40:34 PM »

Sewcrazyforever- you totally got it. I laid out all the squares and rearranged them to get a "accidental but comfortably organized" look. It was a lot of fun, actually. Smiley
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« Reply #36 on: June 05, 2011 01:16:37 PM »

Love, love, love.   Grin  You did an awesome job!
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« Reply #37 on: June 06, 2011 06:25:06 AM »

I'm amazed that this is your first reupholstery project!! It turned out amazing!
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« Reply #38 on: June 06, 2011 09:25:40 AM »

Thank you! I think the overall feeling from this project was "see? Now that wasn't so hard, was it?"
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« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2011 02:08:58 AM »

I LOVE your chair! you chose great fabrics for it!
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