A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest
News from Internet Brands:
Closing the Craftster Community on December 19, 2019.
Read the details here.
Total Members: 323,619
Currently Running With Scissors:
238 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials Crafting Calendar City Guides


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: The Ric Rac-ish office chair! (5 pics)  (Read 11202 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
ladymare
Offline Offline

Posts: 312
Joined: 15-Jun-2004

Do Your Ears Hang Low?


View Profile WWW
« on: June 01, 2008 06:10:16 PM »

I'm very excited! This is my first ever challenge!

The Back Story: It just so happened that I was planning on redoing an office chair when this challenge popped up. My mom called me and said they had bought my dad a new office chair. His blue one, although extremely comfortable was dusty (he sandblasts rocks) and grimey. I told her I'd take it! I happened to be going to Ft. Worth to visit my aunt. While out antiquing I happened across an entire bold (about 4 yards) of this fabric for 10 bucks! Heck yea! It goes PERFECT in my sewing room!

So, Voila, The Ric Rac-ish chair:


The Before:


And more detailed after shots:






I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do!!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

digital misfit
Offline Offline

Posts: 3117
Joined: 08-Mar-2008

crazy doesn't begin to cover it!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2008 06:34:11 PM »

I love it! Perfect fabric for a sewing chair, and you did a great job with it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Visit my blog to read my rambling, get free hand embroidery patterns, and even enter giveaways from time to time! http://myhidingplaceincyberspace.blogspot.com
myklia
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2008 06:42:18 PM »

Beautiful job. Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

camilaustral
Offline Offline

Posts: 1783
Joined: 04-Jan-2008

Saludos desde Chile!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2008 07:55:24 PM »

it was pretty ugly, what can i say Cheesy

i love the colors!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

katchoo1
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2008 02:42:05 AM »

Very nice, that fabric was a great find!  And the recovering job is awesome!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Etsy shop:  http://lifeattherancho.etsy.com
I <heart> paper crafts!  PM me about private swaps...
bron
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2008 04:57:47 AM »

Very cool! The material is amazing and it looks soooo comfy Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
JealousOrchard
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2008 05:17:32 AM »

Ahhhh, I am extremely envious!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
FarahAbood
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2008 07:50:30 PM »

It's looked like nicer than before.
good job!.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

DJOni
Offline Offline

Posts: 31
Joined: 05-Nov-2007

www.dawline-janemakesart.com


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2008 10:29:47 AM »

It's so cute! I love ric rac!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Variety is the spice of life
njtomboy
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2008 02:15:31 PM »

talk about time consuming.... wow - nice job - very nice! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Christmas Crack
Meal Prep Monday: Black Eyed Pea and Squash Soup
Craftster Featured Projects - Dedicated to the People Who Made It



Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map | Do not sell my personal information

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands