Thursday, December 23, 2010

Piping

Practicing some new skills learned here and here:

footstool after (echino)

Using some tools of the trade(s):

tools of the trade

A bit of an improvement from the original, I think:

footstool before (echino)

It wasn't all that bad to start with but it certainly wasn't 'me'.

The new fabric is Echino purchased here.

Have a happy christmas and a great weekend!

Andi x

15 comments:

Kate said...

You clever thing! I love it!

Helene said...

Much more you, lovely and bright :) very clever

Christine said...

It looks fantastic

Christine

Cara said...

OMG! That looks so good! I love it. You did a great job. Was this your first upholestery project?

Danielle said...

wow - wish I could do that - they look fantastic!

a very fine house said...

That course is on my 2011 "to do" list. They look fantastic.

thelinencat said...

I love that top fabric, perfect for the job, it's beautiful! It may not have been very 'you' but you did a fantastic job :)

Tania said...

I am so impressed with this upholstery bizzo. SQUEEK!

The Humming Cat said...

Cute!

Posie Patchwork said...

I have a bolt of that fabric, i't pretty divine, colour, linen, just brilliant what you've done with it. Love Posie

Cath @ chunkychooky said...

seriously impressed by that piping whihc just makes it look so professional and proper. Awesome!

Jenny from Ohjoh said...

LOVELY!

Cathy {tinniegirl} said...

It's gorgeous. We have an ottoman that was handmade by Ms L's Mum and Dad that needs a bit of a revamp. I haven't been brave enough yet to give it a go.

meli B said...

great change and impressive skills

Sharrieboberry said...

If only more people knew how COMFY an ottoman was! What a lovely makeover! Happy, restful feet!