Bring new life to an antique chair by reupholstering it with a patterned fabric for a beautifully restored vintage furniture piece.
By Jamie Lundstrom
Cover courtesy Page Street Publishing
In French Vintage Decor: Easy and Elegant DIY Projects for Any Home, Jamie Lundstrom makes giving your makes bringing the rustic and elegant look of French décor to your home effortless. Add French vintage style to your home with 70 easy projects that span every season and category, from sewing to painting and upholstery. The following excerpt is from Chapter 4, "Fanciful French Furniture."
The Putty-Colored Chair had needlepoint upholstery that I wanted to update. Gorgeous French toile fabric was the perfect choice. Because the chair was painted in a simple, muted color, it was fun to pick out something patterned. There is nothing more French than toile fabric.
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