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
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.