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Before and After: Antique Settee Restoration

Here's a post from CasaSugar Community member swankyswell from the Su Casa group:
I thought I'd share with you the before and after of an antique settee I recently restored. When I found this settee, the webbing was completely shot and the fabric was outdated. But I am drawn to the shape of the frame. It's very interesting and I saw potential in it. So I decided to scoop it up and give it a new life.

To see the restored settee, continue reading.

I am a textile designer and I decided to restore this settee using one of my organic prints for the front and a matching solid in eggplant color for the back. The fabric is a upholstery-weight, certified organic cotton, 12oz. The fabric collection can be viewed here. The frame was re-lacquered in high-gloss black and new webbing was installed. Double-welt was added throughout for a professional finishing touch. Hope you enjoy the result! Thanks, Nina
Have you done any restoration projects of your own lately? Be sure to post before and after photos in the Su Casa group!

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dezignerwannabe dezignerwannabe 5 years
Fabulously Smashing!
texdoll texdoll 5 years
Gorgeous! Love, love love it!!!
bunnyhorse bunnyhorse 5 years
I love this! You did an amazing job on it. It's great that you used your own print, too.
sourcherries sourcherries 5 years
Gorgeous.
sgdish sgdish 5 years
Beautiful!
limelindsey limelindsey 5 years
Looks amazing!
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