Isn’t this loveseat a cutie? I’m not sure if my customer, Tamara, purchased it secondhand or it was already in her family. What I do know is she looked past the outdated features and saw potential in the solid frame, classic design, and comfortable cushions.
The only thing this piece needed was a slipcover makeover with fabric and design details that worked with her farmhouse-style living space.
Here are the five things I updated to give Tamara’s loveseat the style boost she envisioned. Continue reading →
Figuring out the best way to slipcover this attached back chair was a puzzle at first.
Should I detach the two back cushions and replace them with one loose slipcovered cushion? Or, if I leave the cushions attached should I cover them separately? Or, cover them as one?
I chewed on those questions for several days after receiving Priscilla’s photos of her Arhaus chair. And, even then I wasn’t coming up with a definite answer!
The problem was I couldn’t tell from her pictures if it was feasible to remove the back cushions. Some pillow-style back cushions should not be detached. Read why. I also couldn’t get a sense of how deep the tuck-ins were at the side and bottom or how they were shaped.
When the chair arrived at my workroom I was able to pull and poke at those cushions from every direction. I could see and feel how they were attached. I had my answer! Continue reading →