Our 5 Favourite uses for Oilcloth that do not involve Sewing – No 2

One easy way to make a quick and colourful impact is to re-upholster chairs or stools in Oilcloth. We have done this many times to great effect and it never fails to impress (hopefully you will think so too).

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Here’s our by step guide to show how easy this can be.

Step 1: Find an old piece of furniture (the more bland the better) and remove the cushion

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Step 2: Use the cushion as a template to determine the size of the oilcloth that you will need, making sure you have left enough room for it to be wrapped around.

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Step 3: Staple the fabric to the underside of the cushion, taking special care to keep the edges tight.

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Step 4: Re-attach the cushion and show it off to all you friends so that they can OOOH and AAAH in appreciation.

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Here are some examples of other chairs and stools we have covered.

We picked up this piano stool for $20, painted the legs and covered it in Red Eden

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and we picked up these 2 stools on sale for $90 at Fantastic Furniture and covered them in Blue Strawberry’s and Red Mini Gingham

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We’d love to see any examples you might have. Feel free to send us examples or post them on our FaceBook Page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/metoopleasecomau/147577776626?ref=ts

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