Thursday, October 17, 2013

Velveteen Rabbit Chair ~ Creative Genius Of Carol Hicks~Bolton


 
 
 
I have Admired the Creative Genius of Carol Hicks~Bolton for many, many years.  Her Velveteen Rabbit Chairs are an Enchanting and Practical use for remnants of Antique and Vintage Fabrics to Create OOAK Upholstery that I just absolutely Adore!   I plan to begin a Project to re-upholster all of my old comfortable chairs in such a way, using a Crazy Quilt of every scrap of Salvaged Fabric that I have fallen in Love with and Rescued over the Years.   Each Chair will then tell a Story and Preserve a Tapestry of Memories.  Thank You Carol for all of the decades of Inspiration and Beauty you have given the World with your Unique and down-to-earth understated Style. 
 
Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

4 comments:

  1. I saw this chair awhile back and also fell in love with it. This is another reason why I need to learn how to sew. Carol Bolton Rocks!

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  2. What did she do, cover the chair with a neutral muslin or linen then hand sew individual pieces of velvet and tapestry in crazy quilt style as she acquired them?

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    1. I'm not certain of the 'process' used Marlynne, but I plan to hand sew a crazy quilt of individual pieces together and then attach them over a neutral base. Dawn

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