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How can I refurbish these old vintage Ercol dining chairs?

I was given these beautiful old vintage Ercol dining chairs by my Great Auntie. I have always admired them and she was kind enough to give them to me. My Great Auntie lives in a gorgeous old Grade II ...
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Furniture Furniture Upholstery
How can I refurbish these old vintage Ercol dining chairs?
Asked by Davina Thompson
8 days ago
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How can I upholster this old vintage chair to look more modern?

I was given this lovely old chair by an elderly neighbour as they were going to throw it out. It still has loads of life left in it, and it is really comfortable to sit on. I would like to modernise i...
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Upholstery Upholstery Furniture
How can I upholster this old vintage chair to look more modern?
Asked by Jane Baxter
9 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What are the best fabric and sewing scissors?

I am in the market for some new fabric cutting and sewing scissors as mine have seen better days, they had actually seen better days 2 years ago. I need to buy new ones as I have got back into sewing ...
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Sewing Sewing
What are the best fabric and sewing scissors?
Asked by Annie Jackson
11 days ago
2 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?

I am going to a concert in October and I have a denim jacket that I would really like to decorate. I would like to paint onto the back of the jacket, and I am wondering what would be the best paint to...
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Painting Painting Fabric Painting
What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?
Asked by Emma Moore
14 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How can I restore this old vintage sewing machine?

I was recently given this beautiful vintage sewing machine by a lovely elderly lady in my area. It is really lovely and I would love to restore it and get it serviced properly before using it. I inten...
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Sewing Sewing Sewing Machine
How can I restore this old vintage sewing machine?
Asked by Nina Potter
15 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How do you preserve pressed flowers forever?

I have just bought this beautiful flower press set and I am waiting for it to arrive. I have always wanted this vintage William Morris flower press and have been looking for a while, so when I found t...
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Flower Pressing Flower Pressing Floral Flowers
How do you preserve pressed flowers forever?
Asked by Hayley McKenzie
15 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows