Eight of the ten chairs were seats only. Pretty simple, but still required time. The two head chairs were fully upholstered, legs and everything. They required a lot more work and time....and patience!
Here is what the eight side chairs looked like before:
The head chairs, or Parsons chairs as they are officially called, were completely upholstered. There was way more to it than removing the existing seat fabric and slapping a new piece on. Most of the time I alotted for each chair was due to removing the existing fabric. Staple by staple. It was a nightmare. But the actual upholstering of the chairs was fun!
Parsons chairs before:
See what I mean??
I'm really proud of these guys, as I'm sure you can imagine why....they were alotta work!!
The fancy pleating:
In fact, on another quick note, I helped her design the new kitchen backsplash as well:
Can you believe those cabinets used to be oak??? Oh, the power of paint and glaze. She had herself one hell of a painter, that's all I can say!
Well, that bout sums it up. Ten chairs later, she has a brand new formal dining room. And, because there was leftover fabric, we are in the process of discussing a table runner or placemats to finish it off. Fun, fun!