How To: Repair Ripped Out Slipcover Seams

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-03-18

Slipcovers can be a lifesaver - until you see what happens at the dry cleaners. Unfortunately, not all slipcovers have neat, finished, serged seams inside. If the seams have been stitched with a very skimpy seam allowance, a tumble at the dry cleaners will likely leave you frowning when you get them back.  Here is a quick little pic-torial to show you how to fix those torn seams yourself and save $$$.

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Milan Design Week: Multi-tasking Furniture

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-03-10

'more' separating unit designed by giorgio caporaso

I've spent years dreaming of going to the ICFF in New York. However, after meeting my photo class friend, Nikki, who travels to Milan every April to buy for her store owner, my dreams have changed. Granted, the pressure to sell right now has to be excruciating, but a trip to Milan to buy furniture with someone else's dough??? Come on, let me go.

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Recycled Paper Furniture

by DIY Maven


Molo Design’s Softseating Strips are made of recycled craft paper that has been formed into ‘flexible honey-comb structure(s)’. The honey-combs fan out into whatever shape you can imagine, including benches, stools and low tables. For longer pieces, the sections’ ends secure to one another with magnets. From eco-friendly Vivavi, Softseating comes in a variety of sizes from 9" h x 16" d to 18" h x 36" d and can range in price from $170 to $970 a...

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Recycled Paper Furniture

by DIY Maven


Molo Design’s Softseating Strips are made of recycled craft paper that has been formed into ‘flexible honey-comb structure(s)’. The honey-combs fan out into whatever shape you can imagine, including benches, stools and low tables. For longer pieces, the sections’ ends secure to one another with magnets. From eco-friendly Vivavi, Softseating comes in a variety of sizes from 9" h x 16" d to 18" h x 36" d and can range in price from $170 to $970 a...

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