Remember the denim chair?

Since finishing the chair I was left with a large pile of cut up jeans.  I was not sure what to do with the left overs so I went online to Pinterest and typed in recycled denim.  Wow! what a wealth of ideas that gave me. I quite liked several of the ideas : But…

Tah dah!!

When I looked back to when I first posted about this chair and my plans for it, I discovered it was way, way back in November 2014, that is almost two years ago. If you look at that post you will see that I did say it was a long term project but I hadn’t…

Upholstery update

Slowly I have been working on the armchair I am recovering.  I have now completed one arm. I have also completed the cushion for on the already completed base.  Now I need to cover the other arm and the back and then put it all together!

A deficiency of denim or should that be a dearth of denim?

I have made a start on the upholstering of the armchair and it has become painfully obvious that I will have nowhere near the amount of denim I require. I was going to head out to the thrift store today but my sister contacted me to say that her husband had a pair of jeans that…

Are you sitting down?

My next project is one that I think will keep my busy for a while.  It is what I call an on-going project.  I will fit other projects in between doing this one. Here it is. Our younger daughter’s partner loves this chair and he would like it covered in patchwork denim.  I love a…

Pinafore dresses for Miss M

I remember when my girls were little that a pinafore dress was a quick easy way for winter dressing.  Tights, a skivvy and a pinafore.  Last winter I made some pinafores for my granddaughter and she got much use out of them.  I thought I would make some new ones for this winter, this time…