Birds of a Feather – Natural Upholstery with Organic Fabric

Chairs that take flight!

I’m so excited to share these beautiful bird chairs that I recently reupholstered with 100% natural latex foam, luxurious wool batting and organic cotton fabrics. Kristi chose a different colorway of the same bird patterned cover fabric (by Birch Fabrics) for each of her four chairs, which I managed to finish just in time for the arrival of her new baby!

Organic & Natural upholstery materials: Bird Chairs

Four colorways of Birch Fabric’s organic cotton ‘Flight’ fabric

Before & After:

Organic Bird Chair - before reupholstery

Before reupholstery: Brown fabric with a pink plastic edging?!


Upholstery tear-down: curved plywood chair back - Living Home Furniture

The messy job of deconstruction sometimes turns up fun surprises…

We found a Duck!

Tiny duck found inside chair during upholstery tear-down

We found this tiny duck inside one of the chairs during upholstery tear-down

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By | 2017-06-03T13:31:49+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|design & inspiration, green home|0 Comments

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