Saturday, February 8, 2014

[ what I've been up to ]

CAN YOU guess what I've been busy doing?

Yup, ever since I saw this pic, I knew that I would be making a white slipcover for my sofa ~ I just love how the shape of an English roll-arm looks with a cover...

And now that I've got the cushions all rebuilt, it's holding up well and I've decided that this sofa is worth keeping and worth the effort of sewing up a slipcover. 

I won't lie and say that this is a quick, easy project because I've got 4 big cushions to make covers for with piping and zippered closures and that is by far the most finicky part, but I'm following the same method I used when I made the slipcovers for my leather club chairs {read my tutorial here}.  

Making some progress...

...and 3 more to go!

What have you been up to lately?


[via pinterest;;]


a breath of fresh air said...

It will look gorgeous, doing up our cottage and treating ourselves to new furniture, spookily we have chosen exactly that shape sofa, but opting for a soft grey fabric.

Leslie at Lekalia Interiors said...

I am so impressed! I think that slip covers are much harder than upholstery. You are doing great!

Formerly known as Frau said...

Love it ! I wish you were my neighbor I would be begging you to fix my sofa and other things too! You are so talented!

Carolyn@Sweet Chaos Home said...

Always amazed by your skills. It's going to look fabulous!

Leanne said...

good for you!'ll look fantastic. i haven't done a thing! hope you're well...STILL snowing here...trying to ignore it. xo

Tiffany @ {Living Savvy} said...

It is going to look amazing! Keep at it... I always feel the same why 1/3 into a reupholster project!


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