Another ottoman

I have finished making another ottoman.  The fabric came from my younger daughter.  I posted previously about the other ottoman I made so this one has been made in the same way. It took an incredible amount of stuffing but I now know to get pillows from the thrift shop and use the stuffing from…

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…

Recycled and renewed furniture

Last weekend we had a trip to Canberra to visit our younger daughter and son and took the opportunity to drop in to see my sister as well.  We had a lovely weekend with perfect weather for this time of the year.  Lovely crisp mornings with beautiful blue skies. While we were there our daughter…