Common Upholstery Techniques: What You Need to Know to Reupholster Furniture
If you have basic sewing skills, you can master these common upholstering techniques.
Casual Canvas Slipcovers for Formal French Chairs
Jane is moving her pair of French chairs from storage to her lake house. They will be used in a more casual setting this time around so first things first, a pit stop at my workroom for a slipcover makeover. I used a cotton/poly canvas with low wrinkle. I love how washed natural canvas (and denim) slipcovers instantly give furniture a relaxed…
How to Use Epoxy Resin Like a Pro
What is epoxy? Epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers. It can fill gaps and still retain strength, it's waterproof, and it sticks well to most surfaces. Read the label to choose an epoxy that matches the repair you're attempting. Here are some useful tips to help out.
How To Upholster a Drop-In Seat From Scratch
One day I'm sure I'll attempt a proper BIG upholstery project. Ya know...an armchair, a settee, a sofa. I mean, really, with a piece of cheap second-hand furniture and some bargain fabric there's
My Slipcovering Tips - Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Slipcovering Tips I’m covering my favorite slipcovering tips in this post. Some readers have asked me to show them how I make slipcovers. So I am covering that today. With the exception of the first 2 photos, these are old photos from our previous house. Having made quite a few over the years, I […]
How to Repair Damaged Furniture
How to repair wood furniture that has been damaged, chewed up by your dog or cat, scratched, dinged, or even has a hole in it. These kitchen chairs were easily fixed and then painted. This is a quick and easy tutorial / trick to repair your furniture for paint. by A Ray of Sunlight