Monday, July 18, 2016

If I Can Make a Chair, I Should Be Able to Make a Sofa...

I have been obsessing on upholstered chairs these last few weeks. While hanging out in Los Angeles, I purchased lots wonderful fabrics. Seeing the fabrics come to life is so addictive.

While working on a few chairs, it dawned on me, if I can make a chair, I should be able to make a sofa, a much needed sofa for staging!... (a slight deviation from my "chair" goal)

I put together a pattern for the sofa. It's the same look as the chairs, just longer. I wanted a larger, shabby-ish looking sofa. I went to the Restoration Hardware website to get an idea of the size. I compromised between and 72" (6 inches) and 84"(7 inches), and made the pattern 6 1/2 inches. While shopping for fabric, I stumbled upon a wonderful fabric that had a great texture. At the time, I didn't know what I would use if for, but I didn't want to pass it up. I decided to try it on the sofa. I love it! It is exactly what I need for staging some of the new items I have coming to the shop.
I'm loving the photos ;).

Now back to chairs…

Shabby Chic Miniature Dollhouse Sofa
by Anita Smiley for fabulouslyflawedminiatures

Handmade miniature dollhouse sofa
by Anita Smiley for fabulouslyflawedminiatutres

Miniature Dollhouse Sofa, 1 1/2 inch throw pillow, 1 1/4 inch throw pillow
and Straw Hat by Anita Smiley for fabulouslyflawedminiatures
Miniature Dollhouse Shabby Chic Sofa
Anita Smiley for fabulouslyflawedminiatures

Miniature Dollhous  Sofa Throw coming soon to fabulouslyflawedminiatures

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