Have you ever been curious about how the iconic AP-19 Chair, also known as the Papa Bear Chair, was padded and upholstered way back in the 1950s? Here’s your chance to find out! Join Aimee as she strips down and reupholsters this beloved chair from the mid-century Danish furniture movement. Become a Patron to seeContinue reading “Stripping a Hans Wegner Papa Bear Chair”
Artisan Upholstery Studio is now on YouTube! Descriptive, professional upholstery tutorials by a working upholsterer and experienced teacher. Hope you enjoy it!
If you’ve been wanting to try your hand at upholstery, a small side chair is a great way to start. Unlike a Parsons chair, (view my tutorial of one here), this chair has arms to cut around, and a border (yours may not) so it is a bit more complicated. Begin by stripping the chair,Continue reading “DIY: Upholstering a Small Side Chair”
Artisan Upholstery Studio has a YouTube Channel! Check it out!! In the nineties, I worked at a custom furniture manufacturer. I upholstered sooooo maaaaany Parsons chairs that I almost shudder feel nostalgic when I see them now. Parsons dining chairs are fairly simple to re-upholster. (And unlike the 90s version, the legs are no longer upholstered,Continue reading “DIY: Re-Upholster Your Parsons Dining Chairs (Tips From A Pro)”