The second life of a shabby couch

Life does not stand still, and all things eventually become worthless, acquire an untidy appearance. Prices for goods are also growing rapidly, and the financial capabilities of our compatriots do not always allow us to update our wardrobe or change furniture in a house overnight. What if the home interior needs improvement, and there is no money to buy new property? You can go one of two ways: either to wait for the coming of better times, or to show imagination and try to improve your life yourself.
Let's consider, how it can be made, on an example of an old sofa. A similar piece of furniture is sure to be found in every home. Such things are far superior in quality to samples made by modern industry. The restored sofa is in excellent condition - it is not shattered and is not broken. The only thing that needs to be done is to improve its appearance, make it more modern.
old sofa

For work we will need the following equipment and materials:
1.Fabric of two colors (depending on the length of the product and the size of the sofa cushions).
2. Furniture stapler.
3. Staples for stapler.
4. Sewing thread with a needle.
5. Scissors.
6. The sewing machine.
Sequence of work
1. We release the sofa from the pillows, we put forward the front bar.
Freeing the sofa from pillows

2. Prepare the fabric for the upcoming work. We decided to use in our work two types of fabric (soft rimmed material in a pleasant coffee color and a smooth upholstery fabric of a calm color).
Preparing fabric for the upcoming work

3. We process the front bar and the back of the sofa. We lay out the chosen fabric on a flat surface and we cut out the details of a rectangular shape in accordance with the dimensions of the furniture.
We process the front bar

4. With the help of a stapler we fasten material from the inside of the plank.
we fasten material from the inside

5. Using the cloth, turn the corner of the sliding part of the sofa.
Turn the fabric around the corner

6. Fix the material from the back of the wooden part.
Fix material from the back side

7. Fix the fabric from the underside of the slide bar.
We fix the fabric from the bottom side

8. Getting to design the back. Using the stapler once again, fasten the cut piece to the vertical surface of the sofa.
we proceed to the design of the back

9. The product will then look like this.
would look like this

10. We begin to decorate sofa cushions. We cut out rectangular parts according to given dimensions, not forgetting to leave a seam allowance.
Getting Started

11. Sew the cut material on the sewing machine.
We sew the cut material

12.So it will look like a finished case. After processing it needs to be turned out.
ready cover

13. Pull the sewn cover onto the sofa cushion.
Stretch the stitched case

14. Fold the fabric inside the cover and carefully sew the raw side of the product.
We bend the fabric inside the cover

15. Similarly we make covers for all sofa cushions.
second life of a shabby couch

So, without much hassle, the old thing gets a chance to live a second life. And the family - an opportunity to reduce the cost of purchasing new furniture. We wish you success in all further creative endeavors!

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