safety pin chair job

 This chair is in such a bad way!…the cover was made years ago now and it has been in the washing machine sooooo many times!…hence there has been alot of fraying going on! all around the edges…I have sewn it before!…but still it frays away!

 So the other day I found some gold safety pins and thought! hey! I will try and patch up my ‘ole fraying chair….and this is how it turned out!…Everyone that visits, looks at me as if I have gone mad! lol! when I show them what I have done! as in some places, it does look a tad ODD BOD’ish (lol) but hey ho! I love the look of it overall!

Theres no accounting for taste eh! ;D

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10 Comments

  1. MOTHER OF MANY
    July 1, 2011 / 7:02 pm

    Brilliant idea with the saferty pins.It is so the sort of thing that I would do and my children would think 'Yep, that's the crazy sort of thing my mother would do 'I absolutely love your blog 🙂

  2. Dee
    May 23, 2011 / 1:35 pm

    Your blog is full of inspiration so glad I found it.

  3. Amy
    May 22, 2011 / 6:42 am

    my niece would kill for that owl! adorable!!

  4. icandy...
    May 21, 2011 / 5:33 pm

    UMmmmm… that is FABULOUS!!!!!you can make anything look adorable!hugs and have a terrific weekend!!oxchristina

  5. Kazzie
    May 21, 2011 / 10:07 am

    So Funny! You are Definitely original, that's for sure!!! Just hope they don't pop open as you grip to get up!!!!LOL Ummm!? I don't suppose there's a new chair cover in the pipeline by any chance – I'd luuuurv to see what pretty fabric you'd use – clever girlie xxxx

  6. charl
    May 21, 2011 / 9:46 am

    its a little bit along the lines of "that dress!" liz hurley wore all those years ago!!!charlx

  7. delia hornbook
    May 21, 2011 / 9:01 am

    LOL…Bless you, you are sweet ;-)) dee x

  8. Hello Vintage
    May 21, 2011 / 6:42 am

    I want that owl! Lol, gorgeous!

  9. Polly Dolly
    May 20, 2011 / 10:30 pm

    I had the same problem and could not bear to throw the chair out so took some fabric from the back and made 2 arm covers to slip on. It has given it a few more years of life anywayxxx

  10. Rosa Lily (Pen)
    May 20, 2011 / 9:01 pm

    Ive heard of make do and mend but is this going a bit too far? he he…. Its obviously a dearly loved chair….I have duck tape around my study chair arms……!! xx

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