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Before and After Chairs

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BEFORE: Mihalik fell in love with this 19th-century Eastlake armchair at an auction. As with Paradise Punch, she knew immediately that she wanted to keep the chair's gorgeous frame exactly as it was. Q. What are three things you'd suggest to someone who wants to reupholster a chair themselves?A. There are a few tricks that you can do to make reupholstering a chair easier if you want to try it yourself. First get a book on upholstery or search online videos for a project similar to yours. Another great tip is to photograph the chair as you take it apart so that you can see how it was originally put together, and you can reference your photos while you work on it. Also, save the original fabric that was on the piece — you can use it as a pattern for your new material.
Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to The Perks and Perils of Reupholstering Old Furniture
Cost is not your only potential issue with used upholstery. (Remember our python?) Small rodents love to nest in the upholstery materials found in vintage furniture — especially if those pieces have been stored in barns or garages. I have actually experienced this. A wonderful French-style sofa I rescued and stored turned out to be home to a whole family of cute, but undeniably destructive, mice. If you think infestation might be an issue, put the piece in your garage and use baited mouse traps near it. Hunger will draw the varmints out.

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February 19, 2013
Eastlake: Eastlake furniture is more geometric and incorporates modest curves. The Eastlake furniture style as envisioned by its namesake, Charles Lock Eastlake, came about in response to his dislike of the over-the-top Rococo and Renaissance Revival styles popular during the Victorian era. Although Eastlake furniture is technically considered Victorian, being popular from 1870-1890, it breaks away from the excessive high relief carving, classical elements and numerous curves of other styles produced during this timeframe.
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February 6, 2013
BEFORE: Mihalik fell in love with this 19th-century Eastlake armchair at an auction. As with Paradise Punch, she knew immediately that she wanted to keep the chair's gorgeous frame exactly as it was. Q. What are three things you'd suggest to someone who wants to reupholster a chair themselves? A. There are a few tricks that you can do to make reupholstering a chair easier if you want to try it yourself. First get a book on upholstery or search online videos for a project similar to yours. Another great tip is to photograph the chair as you take it apart so that you can see how it was originally put together, and you can reference your photos while you work on it. Also, save the original fabric that was on the piece — you can use it as a pattern for your new material.
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January 21, 2013
There are a few tricks that you can do to make reupholstering a chair easier if you want to try it yourself. First get a book on upholstery or search online videos for a project similar to yours. Another great tip is to photograph the chair as you take it apart so that you can see how it was originally put together, and you can reference your photos while you work on it. Also, save the original fabric that was on the piece — you can use it as a pattern for your new material.
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There are a few tricks that you can do to make reupholstering a chair easier if you want to try it yourself. First get a book on upholstery or search online videos for a project similar to yours. Another great tip is to photograph the chair as you take it apart so that you can see how it was originally put together, and you can reference your photos while you work on it. Also, save the original fabric that was on the piece — you can use it as a pattern for your new material.
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BEFORE: Mihalik fell in love with this 19th-century Eastlake armchair at an auction.
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BEFORE: Mihalik fell in love with this 19th-century Eastlake armchair at an auction. As with Paradise Punch, she knew immediately that she wanted to keep the chair's gorgeous frame exactly as it was.
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BEFORE: Mihalik fell in love with this 19th-century Eastlake armchair at an auction. As with Paradise Punch, she knew immediately that she wanted to keep the chair's gorgeous frame exactly as it was. Q. What are three things you'd suggest to someone who wants to reupholster a chair themselves? A. There are a few tricks that you can do to make reupholstering a chair easier if you want to try it yourself. First get a book on upholstery or search online videos for a project similar to yours. Another great tip is to photograph the chair as you take it apart so that you can see how it was originally put together, and you can reference your photos while you work on it. Also, save the original fabric that was on the piece — you can use it as a pattern for your new material.
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