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« on: January 15, 2014 12:33:13 PM »

Hello there!

After being really tired of everything involving a staplegun for a few months, the fever got me again.

This old, beaten up, white sofa was full of stains and scratched open by multiple cats (or maybe one or to tigers, who knows Cheesy ) but I had a vision.

It was my first upholstery where I had to actually sew parts together before stapling, but it still turned out pretty cool.
I even had to make my own binding, using bias strips and laundry line  Grin






I'd love to hear what you think! Thanks for looking.

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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014 01:10:42 PM »

I think it is fabulous! It was boring, sorry,  now it has personality. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014 01:14:21 PM »

wow! that's so awesome. It looks professional.
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014 01:21:03 PM »

Thank you so much! And @HSG, no need to be sorry, the sofa was my neighbour's and she kindly gave it to me. It looked awful Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014 02:19:34 PM »

It looks great!
You did an amazing job.
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014 03:14:57 PM »

Wow! It looks great!
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2014 07:35:38 PM »

Having the black contrast in there really makes it something else. You did a lovely job.
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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2014 11:51:50 AM »

Thank you all so much!

My ex-neighbour visited today and she just couldn't believe that this was the same sofa  Cheesy
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It is so great. What a transformation!
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Thank you, Taramor!
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