Slipcovered Chair Reveal!

Marian ParsonsSewing, Tutorials41 Comments

Well, despite having the flu, I finally got well enough to finish this chair that I started to slipcover last week. Here’s how it started. It was a leftover from an auction, so it was free. Can you believe that no one would even pay $1.00 for this? I mean, it’s dated, but it’s sturdy and the upholstery was in … Read More

How to Sew Custom Piping

Marian ParsonsSewing, Tutorials5 Comments

First of all, I have been featured with some other fabulous furniture makeovers on The DIY Show Off, so make sure you check it out! I have had several questions about how I make my slipcovers & pillows, so I thought I would share some sewing tutorials. I am a self- and book-taught seamstress, so I am not a sewing … Read More

Slipcovering a Chair

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Favorite Finds, Sewing, Tutorials33 Comments

I bought this pair of french styled chairs at an auction a few weeks ago. (Only one is pictured, but they are a matching pair.) I was in love with the lines, the style, the down seat cushion…not the fabric so much, but that can be remedied. Those chairs were coming home with me and I kept raising the amount … Read More