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Chair makeover using Vintage Tapestries

Materials Annie Sloan paint in Provence and Aubusson, Annie Sloan furniture wax, Old tapestries, Thread, Paper to make a pattern, Upholstery tacks, Decorative upholstery nails, chair to upholster A chair in need of a makeover Equipment A cotton rag, Sandpaper Paint brush, Needle-nosed pliers, Pins, Paper Cutting Scissors , Dressmaking scissors, Sewing machine, Iron and… Continue reading Chair makeover using Vintage Tapestries

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Sew Simple Quilts and Patchworks

17 Designs using Kaffe Fassett's Artisan Fabrics. By Kaffe Fassett Published by Taunton RRP in UK £17.99 Last weekend was the Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham. It is a fantastic event with lots of exciting and stimulating work on show as well as masterclasses and lots to see and do. With this in… Continue reading Sew Simple Quilts and Patchworks