The sew factor of this reupholstery project is zero. To begin, turn the chair over and unscrew the seat cushion. Remove the old covering, replace the foam batting if necessary, and recover the cushion by pulling the new fabric taut along all sides while securing with staples. Take the rehab a step further by applying a fresh, colorful coat of paint before reattaching the cushion.
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Fabric art is a great way to create a contemporary atmosphere and tie together other elements. Choose fabrics that complement your throw pillows, window treatments, or area rug, then wrap them around a frame or canvas. Four Generations One Roof has the full instructions for this budget-friendly art project.
Not all no-sew projects need to be permanent fixtures in your house. This collapsible reading nook for kids is made from wooden poles, scrap fabric, twine, and glue. While you might need to adjust the living room seating to accommodate it, there's no stitching required. The Handmade Home has the tutorial.
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The first step to a dressed-up room is to keep it clean, and that means implementing—and sticking to—a regular sweeping schedule. Cut down on the amount of trash you haul to the curb every week, and spend less money on cleaning supplies by creating your own no-sew reusable Swiffer cloths, like the blogger at Bren Did has done.
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You don't have to worry about your sewing skills with these DIY projects.
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