Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Upholstery And Anatomy

Hot-gluing fresh fabric to old furniture has revealed an unexpected correspondence between traditional textiles and chairs. Not surprisingly, lengths of fabric designed to be worn, like sarongs and trade blankets, are adequate to cover either a chair or a person.

Rough out and measure a pattern first. Figure four inches of excess along any edge. Have some back-up yardage in a harmonious color. Cover the underseat with plain cloth, and exclude vermin by screening the bottom of a piece with garden mulch cloth. -30-

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