Minted "Take A Seat" FFFC November challenge **PIC HEAVY**
November's Fab Furniture Flippin Contest challenge is called "Take A Seat" sponsored by Minted. This is going to be the most challenging contest for me as of yet as I am stepping out of the box and going to attempt to do a major upholstery project. Minted supplied fabric for each contestant, how fabulous! THANK YOU!
Minted has endless fabrics, I managed to get it down to 8 choices and chose this one in the end called "not your mamas paisley" in teal of course.
layout your material and then your pattern pieces
old furniture always needs repairs, this held true for this chair, for some reason a huge gouge was missing from front edge so filling it back in gave a smoother edge and I finally opened my new electric heavy duty stapler, it works lovely!
iron your material for crisper cleaner look and if you cant find white headed brad nails make your own ;)
the seat back was screwed back on then the lower edge piping stapled on
- take tons of pictures when disassembling
- fold old pieces in half and cut to be symmetrical before using as new pattern pieces
- increase seam allowance on curvier edges
- make sure your hands are super clean any time touching material
- ironing pieces makes for a cleaner look
I have received some of the product used in this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own. This post contains a sponsored link for Minted
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