This is Part 4, by far my favorite part. The couch is done.
The couch is done. All the staples have been pulled, all the fabric has been salvaged and pressed and traced and cut... and carefully, carefully stretched and wrapped and re-attached.
Fabric, 9 1/2 yards linen, $30.
Staples, band-aids (for me, not the couch), thread, ~$5
I celebrated my victory with several protracted happy dances, half a bottle of wine, and repeated high-fives with my husband. I feel invincible. I walk with the svelte over-confidence (slightly inflated ego) of one who feels she could master anything.
If you've been reading this blog for any unreasonable amount of time, you know: this is what I do. I get The Project in my head, I get obsessed. I see a new skill to be learned, new insights to be gained, and... in a very Zen-like way, I want to fly at it Jackie Chan style, and take it down.
Here's the before picture:
Hee-YUH! (That's my best literary representation of a karate yell.)
Okay. Happy dance over. Back to my quilt.