I had an incredible day Saturday hanging out at ModHomeEc studio in the Indianapolis neighborhood of SoBro during the 54th & Monon Art Fair.
The fair runs along the street where ModHomeEc is located and through the parking lot that leads to owner Shelly Leer’s entrance. Shelly (shown at right) hosted an open house to introduce fair goers to her upholstery classes and I was there to demonstrate – and get some work done on my wingback chair.
Remember that chair?
I told you about it months ago here. I bought it at a Salvation Army thrift store for just $15, found some beautiful fabric on a seconds bolt at Calico Corners for $13.99 and set about reupholstering it.
It’s been my favorite project so far. I have enjoyed every hour of working on it.
And now I’m almost done. You can see Shelly above and below as she demonstrates for me – and some others watching – the hand-sewn stich that I needed to close up the back.
I got half of the back done on Saturday and will go back this week to start the other half.
Of course, I’ll show you the chair when I’m all done. But for now, you can see again where I started (above left) and a peek at the finished look at right.