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The Armchairs - Before and After!

Do you remember these chairs? I think I may have posted them on my Instagram a few months ago. They were an eBay purchase and a risky one - who even buys a chair without sitting in it first?? Well, they were OK, except if you did sit on them, you were virtually on the floor because the springs had gone! 
Oh yes, and the fabric is original. Original and hideous. 

My lovely friend Rosemary from Charlton Interiors took on the job of rescuing the chairs. 

They were both carefully stripped back and the remedial structural work done. Rosemary was able to restore the chairs to their former plumptious-ness!

The horrible mis-matched castors were abandoned, and then it was time to start working with the new fabric. Do you remember I found these lovely jacquard fabrics on the Rag Market? 

I love half-square triangles in patchwork, so this woven version was an instant hit with me. I bought it in two sizes and we have mixed and matched, using the small scale for the edge of the seat cushion and o…

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