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Sticky #48: Measure twice, cut once…

I’ve heard the phrase “measure twice, cut once” thousands of times.  As I continue on this upholstery project, I have to say I’ve overkilled quite a bit and measured about 100 times and tonight did my final layout to ensure that I had everything perfect.  Tomorrow begins cutting and pattern matching.

Sticky #48:  Learn to make it yourself so you know what it takes!

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Bobbins have been wound, seams have been ripped…

My first mobile post. Though ostensibly a home improvement project, there is a sticky about this…and am important one that reminds me to give thanks to the unsung. These are the people who do work we depend on yet often take for granted.

I have wound all my bobbins and now cutting begins. I’ve never reupholstered chairs before but I do think I’m a pretty good seamster. We shall see when all is said and done.

My thoughts exactly...

My thoughts exactly…