Archive | December 19, 2012

Embroidered Chair Backs

custom embroidered medallions on dining room chair backs by Ruthie Sommers

Custom embroidered chair backs are unique details that set these dining room chairs apart.

As if the panoramic de Gournay wallpaper wasn’t enough to raise the bar in this elegant dining room, designer Ruthie Chapman Sommers went for it all.  Custom two-tone green upholstered dining chairs circle a pedestal table with flared base. Each chair is upholstered with light green fabric which bends well with the dark wood finish. In contrast, the embroidered chair backs are embellished with intricate medallions. Metal studs edge the chair seats with a graceful criss cross on the lower backs.

The designer then switched to single studs  spaced evenly around the chair back, much like the double nail spacing I had done on my French os de mouton chairs.… Continue Reading