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Reupholstering a vintage ottoman

Our second project over the Bank Holiday weekend was reupholstering and restoring a vintage ottoman. The ottoman was given to us by my mum and has been in my family for at least 60 years, so approximately the 1940s. We learnt from the reupholstery we’d done on the two dining room chairs and I think we’ve gotten better at it. 🙂 To begin we removed one of the trims that was attached to the upholstery and removed the lid so we could clean inside the ottoman. While I cleaned, Artur went ahead and removed the old tatty material as well Read More…

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Re-upholstery

Artur has had two dining room chairs for a number of years, the seat covers desperately needed maintenance and the wood needed a re varnish or staining. We got some quotes for the work on the two chairs (always best to shop around 🙂 )but ultimately decided to do it ourselves. Artur has a project in mind to build his own motorvan from a van and this is a good starting point, here’s a few pictures of the reupholstering we did – excuse the mess in our kitchen! Before reupholstering Taking the seat out Fitting the fabric Finished! 🙂 The Read More…