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Slipcovering A Rolled Arm Club Chair

In this 4 hour long slipcover tutorial on how to slipcover a rolled arm club chair you will learn the techniques and skills I have developed to create custom fitted slipcovers for your projects. For this rolled arm club chair you will learn how to properly measure your piece, calculate fabric yardages, plan your cuts for the best use of your fabric, pinfit your pieces to your chiar, create symmetrical front arm panels, plan and sew the skirt with an extra detail, sew your slipcover together in the proper order as well as pattern and sew T-cushion.

2018-08-08T18:11:39-04:00Categories: Chairs, Slipcovers|

Channel Back Chair with Riser Board

In this Channel Back Chair video you will learn the several skills. The project involves adding a riser board before upholstering and padding the deck. You will see how I upholstered and padding the inside arms with decorative wood fronts. I have created 8 equal size channels referring to the old channels for measurements. The two outer channels were creating by attaching them to the frame behind the decorative wood detailing. When closing up the outside arms and wing area I will show you how to plan for a perfect pattern matching detail. We will than close up the outside back before moving onto adding decorative gimp. Once our chair body is finished we will sew a boxed cushion finish our chair with a dust cover. This Channel Back Chair is a bit more of an advanced upholstery project.

2018-06-04T11:43:37-04:00Categories: Chairs|

Cushion with Cutouts and Invisible Zipper

In these 2 hours of video tutorials you will learn the step by step techniques that Kim has developed to achieve bespoke quality cushions with cut outs. Fabricating a cushion with cut outs can be very challenging, but as you look over Kim's shoulder while watching this video tutorial she will show you how just re positioning the way you use your hands to manipulate the fabric while sewing can make all the difference.

2018-04-05T16:34:05-04:00Categories: Cushions|