Sunday, June 27, 2010

A change

It’’s very personal, but I don’t like home decoration sewing. When we moved into our house six years ago I said I wouldn’t sew curtains, and I never did, where we wanted them I had them made. But now we are changing our sitting room, there were two chairs that really didn’t match any more. They were never a lucky buy and didn’t fit in very well in the old setting, but I didn’t want to buy other chairs now. So this time I did some home decoration sewing: I made cushion covers. The first chair was last done last weekend, and yesterday the other was finished. I’m glad I did it, the look is so different now and very much as I like them to be. And a great addition to the black couch (can you imagine the original together with black?)

Another layer of paint is necessary, that’s more clear in the pictures than in real life.

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No other sewing done at all. 

15 comments:

Branka said...

You did a great job, the chairs look like new!

shams said...

I don't like home dec sewing either, but WOW, those are cute! And, yes, the new color scheme goes much better with black!

BrusselsSprout_Katharine said...

They look very comfortable for summer :) I hate home dec sewing too, good on you for tackling this project.

Tany said...

We think alike, I don't like sewing for home decorating either. Your chairs look amazing!

Handmade said...

Cool! What a great transformation!

eword10 said...

WOW! They look so fresh and modern. I love them.

Jali said...

Great rejuvenation! I love the fresh look.

Rose said...

You did a great job on the chair cushions. They look so much nicer. I'm also in the "hate home dec sewing" club and seldom do it.

Mary Beth said...

Wild! Love how you've totally changed the look. Very fresh. I'm not so hot on home dec either but your project was certainly worth doing.

Nancy K said...

Very cool! Much better in black and I bet they look great with the sofa.
Procrastinator is my name when I have to do home dec sewing. I avoid it at all costs.

Mardel said...

I hate home dec sewing but those chairs are fabulous! congrats on just getting it done.

Vicki said...

Good job. Looks very modern in the black.

valerie said...

it takes alot of bribery to get me to do home dec,and i mean alot,
well done noe go for the reward??

Summerset said...

I don't like home dec, either, so I'm glad to get those projects out of the way. The chairs looked 100% improved, so your work paid off.

The Slapdash Sewist said...

What a great change on the chairs! And no home dec here, either. I bought eyelet for curtains, ended up making it into clothing projects.