Online class with Cynthia Bleskachek

Getting Started With Upholstery

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Breathe new life into the timeless furniture you love! Reupholster a dining chair and side chair as you learn to re-cover your furniture.

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Rejuvenating old furniture is Cynthia Bleskachek’'s passion. Growing up in her mother’'s home-based business, Cynthia developed a deep appreciation fo...Read more

Lessons (7)

Starting the Slip Seat
1. Starting the Slip Seat
Meet upholstery instructor Cynthia Bleskachek and preview the essential skills you'll learn in class. Then, start reupholstering a slip seat! Discover...Read more
25min
Finishing the Slip Seat
2. Finishing the Slip Seat
Finish upholstering the slip seat from Lesson 1. Cynthia guides you through the process of positioning and tensioning fabric. See how to achieve smoot...Read more
24min
Starting the Side Chair
3. Starting the Side Chair
Take your skill set to the next level as you reupholster your first chair. In addition to getting tips on selecting an ideal chair for the project, Cy...Read more
24min
The Seat
4. The Seat
Once you've torn off the old fabric, Cynthia shows you a simple, effective way to measure and cut out the new fabric. Practice basting the seat using ...Read more
23min
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Rejuvenating old furniture is Cynthia Bleskachek’'s passion. Growing up in her mother’'s home-based business, Cynthia developed a deep appreciation fo...Read more

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