Life at the Cottage

Sewing Bench Makeover

A neglected bench gets a makeover.

A neglected bench gets a makeover.

Sometimes a chair takes up too much room and this is the case in my small sewing area. I found this small bench that the cushion lifts off providing a small storage space. Bonus! You can see by the before photo that it was scratched up and had rust on the metal feet. The cushion was in the original plastic covered state and had what seemed like an iron burn on top. It was ugly, dirty, and neglected but I saw potential.

My Mr. Wonderful took the bench apart and sanded the wood. He applied metal primer on the feet after cleaning up the rust. The wood was painted with primer then white paint and he reassembled the bench. Then I upholstered the bench cushion with red mattress ticking fabric after adding more batting. Now it is clean, simple, and ready to use.

Sewing Bench Makeover

Sewing Bench Makeover

This entry was published on May 3, 2014 at 5:38 pm. It’s filed under DIY, Re-purpose, Re-purpose Gallery and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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