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  • Using thick fabric for self-cover buttons
    Upholstery fabric is often too thick to self-cover buttons at home. But there is a way to do this with expensive button presses. Here is a video showing an easy "shower cap" method.
  • Working out how much fabric to buy
    Buying the right amount of fabric for your project can be a little confusing. Here is how to easily calculate it.
  • All about furniture coil springs
    Are you thinking if removing and replacing your coil springs? Here is all the info you need to select the right ones.
  • How to make your own piping
    Make piping in any colour you like! It's really easy when you know how.
  • How to apply upholstery gimp braid
    When reupholstering chairs that has exposed wood, hide the staples is using gimp braid. Here is a video how showing how easy it is to apply.
  • How to glue foam together
    Upholsterer's often need to glue foam together -- perhaps to make a bigger piece, or for sculpting. Contact adhesive makes this job easy and effective.
  • How to fix a magnetic tack hammer
    Every so often, your magnetic tack hammer may lose some, or all, of its magnetism. Here is a video showing how to re-active it.
  • 10 tips to reduce brush marks
    Not everyone wants a textured chalk paint look when upcycling furniture. If you want all your projects too look profession here are some hints.
  • Painting floor stencils
    A great way to transform plain painted floors is with stencils! You won't believe how easy and quick it is with Voodoo Molly Vintage Paint.
  • How to paint terracotta pots
    Painting terracotta pots with Vintage Paint is easy -- no need for extra sealers or primers! Here is a quick how-to video for you.
  • How to fix wobbly chair or table leg
    There is nothing more annoying than one chair or table leg being slightly shorter than the others -- causing a wobble!
  • Making a Santa Sack
    I love stuffing Santa sacks with sack stuffers! In this video from Mollies Make & Create watch Stevie make a gift sack from burlap, fabric and ribbon.

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