Early Spring I found this chair on CL, it had some kind of damage on the swivel leg, nothing that a couple of screws and wood glue couldn't fix, for $30 it was a good deal since is a PB chair!
After fixing the leg problem and taking away that drab slipcover, not that big change with or without it anyways,
With the leg work done, it was time to move onto making a new slipcover. Using the old slipcover as a guide, all the parts were traced onto the new fabric (a drop cloth), adding 1/2" for the seams.
This time I didn't want a plain, plain slip, NO! I wanted to create a pretty well fit and fun dress! Piping surely will make it stand.
When the dress was all put together, not without the usual putting in and taking it off for the hundredth time to check how well it fitted and to make adjustments, something else was still missing, the fun part!
So, more strips of fabric were cut and put together to create a fun little skirt.
Those ruffles were not that easy, but well, I managed to make them behave so, the little ruffled skirt was finally attached to the dress.
And here you have the sleek, tailored dress with the fun little skirt.
The back stayed plain for a while until my daughter asked me to add something else.
The Love Peace Music sign! She is into music, but I guess all teenagers love that sign. It was drew with a purple Sharpie onto another piece of fabric and then sewed it to the back.
As usual, the before and after:
All ready to be placed in her room,
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