Thursday, 27 December 2012

A Comfy Chair Tutorial



This is Thatch Cottage in the making...
I made a little armchair from old card and some floral fabric, below you can see how I did it.



I began by taking the size from another 1/12th scale chair, then I cut out some cardboard and created the basic shape.  

The first section of cardboard.
Now add a section of card for the seat.


I padded the arms and the back and even the front at the base. 

I then covered the back of the chair with floral fabric.

I made a little cushion.


I padded the arms.



I covered the front section of the arm.

Then the back of the arms so there are no gaps.


I padded the front of the chair.


I covered the rest of the main chair, glued the base in place.


Covered the back.


Lastly I added a frill and here is the finished chair.





22 comments:

  1. gill i love this chair and you make it look so easy that i am going to have a go but bet it doesnt look anything like this lol lol... xxxx

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  2. Hello from Spain: I really like this tutorial to create the chair. In your photos seems an easy job. I am unable to create it. Happy New Year. Since I became a follower of your new blog. We keep in touch in 2013.

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  3. Wonderful tutorial thank you :) Your chair is beautiful.
    Hugs Maria

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  4. Thanks for sharing.
    I like your armchair.
    Bye Faby

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  5. Thanks for sharing how to make an armchair!!
    It looks fantstic!
    Happy new year to you and your family.
    Greetings
    Melanie

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  6. What a great tutorial! Thanks for sharing =)
    Take care!
    Anna

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  7. Hallo Gil,
    dies ist eine tolle Arbeit und faszinierend wie man mit
    sehr günstigen Materialien einen so tollen Sessel basteln kann.
    Danke fürs zeigen.
    Liebe Grüße
    Skiddi

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  8. precioso. gracias por compartirlo.

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  9. Thanks for the great tutorial. This is on my to-do list for tomorrow. I love working with cardboard.

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  10. BEAUTIFUL!!.. First time here, and do I have a doll house for this! Thanks so much for sharing this tutorial! ~tina

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  11. You make that look so easy looks great nice little chair

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  12. I love it! It very beautiful this armchair. Congratulations!

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  13. Sencillamente precioso!!! Un abrazo.

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  14. thanks for sharing this tutorial. I've shared this on my blog hope it's ok

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  15. Hi Wilson here from Kenya your work is so amazing, will try then let you know thank you for sharing your art.

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  16. Your work is beautiful thank you for sharing my granddaughter loves Barbie and wants a dollhouse your sharing helps me to make one thank you

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  17. Olá Gill @ TeenyTinyThings,
    quero dizer que adorei esta poltrona, é maravilhosa! Gostaria de pedir permissão para publicar este tutorial no meu blog. Na verdade já publiquei, deixei todas as informações sobre seu blog, os créditos da sua autoria. Eu sou brasileira e fiz uma tradução do seu tutorial para o português. Visite meu blog e veja como fiz: http://miniaturabarbieartesanatoemais.blogspot.com.br/2016/02/decoracao-diy-casa-da-barbie-cadeira-tutorial.html
    Porém, quero saber se não tem problema pra você. Se você não autorizar retirarei imediatamente a publicação do meu blog. Obrigada por compartilhar! Grata. Pecunia MilliM

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    1. Aguardo contato: pecuniamilliom@gmail.com.

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