Decorating an old coffee table

Do you often change something in your life? Most likely, many will answer this question in the negative. And completely in vain! Sometimes even a minor detail can work wonders: fill life with meaning, create a positive mood, and even change the worldview. Start with the interior of the apartment! The result of your work will please every day not only you, but also all those who live with you. Let's try to embody the original idea - to make a stylish home accessory from an old coffee table. So, let's get to work. The household found an unnecessary coffee table on three legs - this model was very popular in the 70-80s. of the last century.
coffee table
For decorating we need the following materials: • table top from the coffee table; • • beautiful thick fabric; • • expressive braid with brushesin the tone of the fabric; • linen gum; • thread.
 Decorating the old coffee table
2 Needles (curved and conventional), scissors, pin and sewing machine. 1. We unscrew the legs from the table.
Turn off the legs from the table
2. Fold the fabric on the floor with the wrong side up. We cut the fabric according to the shape of the table top so that the material protrudes 10-15 cm beyond the board's boundaries.
 Decorating an old coffee table
3. We overlap the edges of the material with a sewing machine so that they are not frayed with further processing.
 We sew on a sewing machine
4. Fold the tattered edge of the fabric on the wrong side to 1.5-2 cm and bait it.
 Decorating an old coffee table
5.With the help of a small pin, we put a linen gum into the furrow formed and slightly squeeze it.
 Decorating the old coffee table
6. We spread the table top on the treated fabric, straighten the material.
 Decorating an old coffee table
7. Carefully assemble the fabric from the reverse side so that the assemblies are formed, and fasten with threads.
 Decorating the old coffee table
8. As a result of the manipulations, the tabletop should acquire the following form.
 Decorating the old coffee table
9. We put the covered countertop on the edge and proceed to sewing the braid. This is best done with a curved needle, however, you can use an ordinary needle.
 Decorating the old coffee table
10.We continue to fasten the tape, evenly distributing it around the edge of the tabletop.
 Decorating an old coffee table
11. We install the decorated table-top on the edge of the sofa. If the back of the sofa and its side parts are at different levels, it is necessary to level the height by placing a suitable wooden bar on the lower edge. If necessary, we wrap it with a cloth and fix it on the surface so that it does not move.
 Decorating the old coffee table
As a result of simple manipulations in the apartment appeared the original an item that fit perfectly into its interior. Good luck and success to you!


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