Process: Chippendale Camelback Settee Upholstery

by DKP

W11 10 30 MCC SOFA INSTALL 5MPFC

This came to us a badly damaged sentimental family heirloom.  The settee buildup was carefully excavated, the frame disassembled, the broken parts (arm, shoulder) were repaired and replaced.  The original innards were cleaned and used to rebuild the settee before a new show cover was upholstered.  (How green is that!)  The new show cover was a beautiful wool embroidery on cotton velvet, a Williamsburg document.  This wonderful settee was a Christmas gift, and will live on in the next generation’s home.

A slideshow of the process, below:

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W10 12 17 MCC SOFA B4 MPFCW11 10 30 MCC SOFA INSTALL 13MPFC

2011 10 22 AIA Partee 21

Other slide shows to be found on our YouTube channel.

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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