Sofa De La Hacienda

Project by MarkTheFiddler posted 11-28-2012 08:27 PM 3408 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alright – it sounds like a kooky name. I’ll tell you why I’m so goofy, I found this fabric at a really inexpensive bargain basement fabric store. I know it’s really dated but when I saw it, I was instantly reminded of the hand woven colorful blankets made in Mexico. I had to have it.

I was surprised by how far off my yardage estimates were off. There were only 10 yards of the fabric with a 16 inch repeat. I told myself, I’ll do most of the sleeper in the stripe and use a solid on the outsides. Well – the sleeper is done all in the stripe fabric. I’m happy to be wrong.

I’ve had some nickel decorative tacks sitting around for a while so I decided to use them on this project.

So now that I have the sleeper sofa ready – Who is going to visit the Hacienda first?

-- Working on my home for 2 years and counting.

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posted 11-28-2012 10:00 PM

Nice Work Mark,
Looks Great!!

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posted 11-29-2012 09:45 AM

it’s a perfect name!

perhaps a little ditty about how to estimate yardage????

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 11-29-2012 01:42 PM

When I first read the e mail message without the picture, I thought the fabric was going to be really loud and outlandish! Instead, it looks like something I would see at a nice furniture store!

Looks fantastic!

It would be neat to see a before picture for comparison.

-- mark - Grayslake IL.

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posted 11-29-2012 02:48 PM

Looks very comfortable. I like the fabric – goes well with your room.

Hmmm. Sleeper sofa ready? Visit your hacienda? Well, my youngest is fixin to move to Richardson by the end of this year. I can probably hop on the 635 and be at your place in less than an hour. I might take you up on that.

-- No matter how many times I measure, I always forget the dimensions before I cut.

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posted 11-29-2012 09:48 PM


Thank you sir!

That’s a high compliment coming from you!

I’ll put together a little Blog on yardage estimation for you all.

I’m already pumped! It’s less than an hour during rush hour. Please my friend – let’s hook up!

-- Working on my home for 2 years and counting.

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