Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion

Mark’s Tailored Couch Conversion

Mark is an intermediate to advanced sewer and had been bringing up bits and pieces of his upholstery project to the workroom to work out details.

He had already tailored a suit out of a soft wool and wanted to bring a little tailored life to his frowsy couch…

So we worked our way through the cushions – reversible with one side leather and the other side leather details…

Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Leather out…

 

Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Leather in…

And this couch is especially well tailored because it has…

Hidden pockets on the side panels that look like pleats!

Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Hidden details…

 

Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Hidden pockets…
Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Hidden pockets…

Overall, he did a great job of this and even though we aren’t an upholstery shop (there are excellent upholstery experts in Chicago), we helped get him where he needed to be with the tailoring and finishing…
Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
Sewing classes chicago: Tchad: Workroom: sewing studio: Mark McConnaughay: Couch: Conversion
So is you need a couch that doubles as a secret agent, let us know and we’ll help you out…

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