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Morris Chair #5: Back Cushion Upholstery and Finish

05-17-2017 05:04 PM by PPK | 3 comments »

I’m in the home stretch now. I don’t have pictures of this, but I cut out 2 pieces of leather for the cushion, in the exact same way as the seat cushion. Squares cut out of the corners. I then sewed up the corners with a blind stitch. The front and back are still separate. Then I prepared to sew the zipper on. I sewed the front and back sides together with my usual 1/2” seam allowance, blind stitch. Then I flattened the seam as much as possible and placed the zipper upside down on the seam. I used double sided tape to hold it in place while I sewed it. I sewed on each side of the zipper. Easier said than done. Zippers are hard to sew on leather. This is...

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