The Good Upholstress
Not too shabby
She needs a little work...
Cleaning the original horsehair padding
Full Body Cast
Glued and clamped
To reinforce her frame, she has custom braces.
Rebuilding the padded seat with traditional layering of horsehair, hessian and stitching
Tacking on the final covering
Detail of applying the gimp (glue, pins and patience)
Never neglect the back details
She's done! Read more about her in my blog post.