The other day I picked up a fantastic Ib Kofod-Larsen lounge chair off Craigslist. My last post was wondering what fabric to use on the refurbished chair...... I decided to try my hand at a leather and went for a lush teal to blue rough hide that truly emphasizes the stylish lines of … Read more about Ib Kofod-Larsen Lounge Chair
Sigvard Bernadotte Danish arm chair A client picked up this sad chair at a second hand store and kept it for 20 years. She brought it to me for a complete rebuild and new upholstery. Now it has come back to life - and how! The disaster before... in process... the finished beauty. … Read more about Check out this Transformation!!
Today I picked up a fantastic Ib Kofod-Larsen lounge chair off Craigslist. It’s a rare event when a CL lead turns golden, but I got lucky today. The chair is in good to excellent structural shape, but the wood needs cleaning and polishing – and it is bleached in spots. The upholstery appears … Read more about A Craigslist Gem
I just finished these Norman Cherner barstools for a client here in Ashland, Oregon. We worked in Knoll black vinyl, which is a high quality vinyl, unlike many other lesser choices. Word of caution here - pick your vinyl fabric with care, quality is evident with this fabric. The client picked … Read more about Upholstery Success
These are my favorite red chairs, again found in a second hand store and refurbished down to the wood and back again. I chose this red wool fabric that really pops! It is Maharam Divina by Kvadrat color 623, 100% wool at $59/yard. I am keeping these chairs - they have become an iconic image for me … Read more about Mid Century Modern Iconic Chairs
I love colorful buttons! I have trays of buttons and magnets that I have made with my professional Osborn button machine. What a fun way to use scraps of my favorite fabrics. This is a fun crafting activity for kids and friends - they can be used in various ways - on clothing, … Read more about Buttons!