Show me the shortcut!

Upholstery is not easy.  That’s what I’ve learnt after three weeks of lessons.  Of course, it didn’t help that I chose a course based on ‘traditional’ upholstery methods.  Forget tradition, show me the shortcut!  Show me the easy way out!  I am such a gen-Y kind of gal.  I will persist, and hopefully things will … Continue reading

Upholstery class WIP

Here are some photos I took on Wednesday, during my upholstery class. It’s not much, but I’m proud of what I’ve done so far.

Friends, I have started

Upholstery, that is! I have signed up to classes with Padgham Upholstery, and I’ve had one lesson so far. This is the chair that I’m going to be working on: Isn’t it lovely? I’ve just spent my afternoon removing the rest of the tacks off the frame, so that I have a bare frame to … Continue reading

23 bottles of beer on the wall (Part 2)

I’ve enrolled in an upholstery course!  I’m super excited.  It starts in August and finishes in September.  I’m hoping that it’ll equip me with the skills and confidence to upcycle the chairs that I’ve purchased. Reality and pragmatism have caused me to sell off most of my chairs, leaving me with only the ones that … Continue reading

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