A finished chair seat and progress on an office chair make-over were the result of last Friday’s upholstery demonstration during Livingston’s downtown Art Walk.
The office chair seat in the process of stripping – only the old foam remains
Dani prepares to mark and cut a piece of latex foam for the office chair seat
Nearing the end – the office chair has new foam glued on & Dani pins fabric to the chair back to see how the pattern looks
Kyra worked on her own vintage oak chair, replacing the old cracked and dry leather seat covering with a luminous blue silk. We used a thicker padding for added comfort.
Kyra uses a handy upholstery tool to remove staples from her chair seat covering
The staple-remover in action
Kyra staples her silk chair cover while Carla helps Dani with the office chair
Kyra’s chair – before & after