How to weave a Shaker-style chair seat. Uses 1" tape for the basic checkerboard style, or 5/8" for patterns. There's also a helpful video with a complete tutorial here: http://www.stimberlake.com/chair_seating_video.html

How to weave a Shaker-style chair seat. Uses 1" tape for the basic checkerboard style, or 5/8" for patterns. There's also a helpful video with a complete tutorial here: http://www.stimberlake.com/chair_seating_video.html

Step by step tutorial on re-weaving rush, seagrass or twine seating.

Traditional Woven Chair Seats

DIY:  How to Weave a Chair Seat on a Ladder Back Chair - using strips of fabric - via Anna Nimmity

DIY: How to Weave a Chair Seat on a Ladder Back Chair - using strips of fabric - via Anna Nimmity

It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of color to your home. Here's how.

Weave Chair Seats With Paracord

It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of color to your home. Here's how.

How to reweave a rush chair seat- as a kid I made a stool this way. It really is easy.

How to reweave a rush chair seat- as a kid I made a stool this way. It really is easy.

House Revivals: How to Weave a Rush Seat --- need to try this on my old black chairs.

House Revivals: How to Weave a Rush Seat --- need to try this on my old black chairs.

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