Help me figure out what fabric to use for my couch cushions!

posted 1 year ago in Home
Post # 2
3027 posts
Sugar bee

chrissybee :  Great sofa! I wouldn’t try to replicate the existing fabric. Instead, I would play with contrast: a fabric with a more modern design for the seat cushions – the stripes one below would work very nicely- while still connecting in terms of color/tone.  Add several solid decorative cushions, and you’d have a unique interpretation of Victorian:

Post # 3
2500 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

chrissybee :  I second the suggestion from claroquesi :  . The contrasting pattern in similar shades would be lovely.

Also, nice find! That couch is AMAZEBALLS! Please post photos when it’s done. I saw a similar couch 2 years ago sitting next to a dumpster in North Las Vegas. It had dark wood legs/trim and blue velvet fabric and (I was told) it weighed about 300lbs. It was stunning. 

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