Reupholstering an ottoman

Reupholstering an ottoman {Heather's Handmade Life}

My sister recently came to my house for a sewing date. The plan was for me to teach her how to sew a simple stretchy long-sleeved shirt, since she’d wanted to learn to sew clothes, like I do

She showed up, however, with a different project in mind. She thought we could also recover the ottoman from her living room, which she was in the process of redecorating — swapping the old blue and tan palette for a new colour scheme of charcoal grey and mustard yellow. 

She didn’t bring the ottoman, though. She just brought the thick fabric she’d removed from it — after yanking out the upholstery tacks that had once held it in place. 

Could we work with that? Of course we could!

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Reupholstering an ottoman {Heather's Handmade Life}
Reupholstering an ottoman {Heather’s Handmade Life}

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