hank you all for coming along on the slipcover journey with me and Grandma Eleanor. It’s officially finished now and I’m glad to say we are done. Eleanor really put everything she had into this project and she was proud of the finished product and I am too.
That $5 fabric I found at the yardsale really turned out to be a great weight for the slipcover and I couldn’t be happier with it. It’s not a precisely tailored slipcover, but rather a little bit shabby chic and that’s fine too. I shudder to think of what it would have looked like had I tackled this one all by myself. 🙂 You saw the ottoman already, so here’s the chair.
We added velcro down the side of one of the seams in the back to get it in place and that worked out perfectly too.
And just because I know ya’ll want to see more of Grandma Eleanor, I took a few more videos of her on that last day we worked together.
We’ll start with me picking Eleanor up at her house:
Then, as we’re driving, Eleanor and I talked in the car along the way and I got some great dialogue with her, this one about her travels back in the day:
Eleanor loves horses:
And here we are with the finished slipcover. Eleanor thinks I’m taking her picture, I think. I didn’t tell her I was video taping, she’s so funny in this one:
Did you catch the tip she wants? Isn’t she hilarious?
She loves a little nip here and there, especially wine and is always trying to get us to stop at the store for some (says it helps her relax…you know, with that stressful life she leads :). My hubby got her some brandy awhile back to appease her, but really her Dr. doesn’t want her drinking because of her meds.
That’s Eleanor for you!
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