Yeow! Another Craft Room Makeover project is finished. I made myself a ‘new’ chair to go with my ‘new’ desk.
I couldn’t really show her and do her justice at the same time if I showed you to her in the disaster area that my craft room is right now. So for the moment she is stealing the show in my bedroom.
Another postal chair that was originally part of my parents’ dining set. I used my own tutorial on how to reupholster a chair that I made when I did my first postal chair. This time it went much faster. First I knew what I was doing and secondly I had found one of this special pliers in a tool box and that made taking out the nails so much easier. Really it took hours from the job. I’ll never try to remove nails and staples with a screwdriver again.
The mail bags I used are a little less vintage than the other ones. In fact they are quite new. But I thought they would be perfect in my craft room. The material is a kind of plastic/ canvas mix and I am hoping that I can wash stains right of and I’m sure threads and floss will not stick to it.
When I measured the sack to see if I could make the pattern fit, I had a bit of an optimistic eye. Turned out the sack was not big enough to cover the whole seat, so I used two pieces and made the natural seam run straight through the middle. I like how that turned out. Lucky coincident.
As always it is the finishing touches that makes a project come together. I choose a simple black lacy ribbon to cover the edges.
Funny he, in the Netherlands TNT can call themselves a Royal company
And since this chair will stand in front of my desk, I made the back extra special. Quite the makeover isn’t it?!
Here’s to hoping she will look good as my office chair.