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When I was a little girl we had an upholstered chair that would rock and swivel. I loved that chair! When my Mom wasn’t looking (or was ignoring the fact that I was doing something I’d been told not to) I’d sit with one leg in that chair and use the other to make myself go around and around as fast as I could.
Seriously, why would you make a chair with the ability to swivel around if it wasn’t built for kids to use as a merry-go-round? Why was playing on it so hard on it? It lasted for years – and I really don’t remember what ever became of it. I do recall that it became threadbare – but it would still rock and swivel!! I must have worn it out at some point because it isn’t around anymore.
This rock-and-swivel chair I found at a garage sale when I was out looking for things to take to the Springfield flea. It’s heavier than it looks but Marcy and I hefted it into the back of my Saturn and I hauled it home.
A quick slipcover and it was ready for a new life.
Don’t you just love the legs on this? I thought they were so cute. Travis thought I should add scallops to the bottom of the cover but I didn’t feel like taking the time to make the scallops. Had it come back home with me from the flea I would have added the scallops and used it in my living room for a while. But it was the first of my chairs to sell 🙂
The original upholstery is green and wasn’t horrible but it had a spot on the back and a fresh new cover just makes it so much more fun.
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Sew a Fine Seam
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