Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Ho rifinito

Yes, Gentle Readers, the bloody chair is finished.  And in the grand tradition of making somebody work on something until they are truly sick of it, we immediately had to start on the second attempt, putting all the knowledge we acquired on the first one to work.  God, who took the notes?  Not me.  I took a few crap photos as I went along:

How useless was this one?

Not quite as useless as this one:

Or this one:

or my personal favourite, where the only thing I've managed to focus on was Brad's bum:

peeking round the corner of the chair!

However, it all came out in the wash:  

and underneath:

All nice & tidy.  MGF Kaz has bought the chair from me, which is good, because I never want to see it again.

I started the next one today, using this:

Bird Swing fabric by Michael Miller - 1 Yard

which is surprisingly difficult to line up - the pattern repeat is a long way apart and the birdcage bottoms are not aligned, but I think I've got it now.  I'm up to putting the first of three lots of foam on the seat, and I'm confident I'll get it finished next Monday.  My respect for upholsterers rises to new levels.

The weekend in the Green and Pleasant Land was very relaxing... they haven't had any rain for three weeks, so things are not so Green, but it was still fabulously restful:

And in here, I spotted something:

What a little cutie, hey?

And now, Gentle Readers, I must away to the shower, coffee with MBF is calling, and the dishwasher needs emptying.  Can't do that in my pyjamas, can I?  Hah!

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