Tag Archives: upholstery

Deadlines

Deadlines are stressful, and partly it is because of my age; I am not as young as I used to be, and when hand stitching an item like the sofa, my arthritic hands feel it, as I am going through … Continue reading

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Mitchell on the Louis XVI Sofa

I like doing full images more than a hundred… THAT’S what I learned from #oneweek100people. I did this from a picture of Mitchell laying on a fully re-tied spring set. I’m happy with the way it turned out, and wish … Continue reading

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My Secret Journal: Ten, Sammy on a Sofa

Note:  I am writing a story/journal that I don’t want to show before it is published in full.  These are some of the illustrated pages in the sketchbook for the story. Sammy lounging as he is allowed to do occasionally … Continue reading

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Our Antique Burro Chair, Monterey Style

I started out to do a little post on painting one of our chairs. Then I realized I was posting about a chair I had also painted — so figured I should post about both restoration, painting the chair and … Continue reading

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