Think beyond the fabric store when looking for upholstery fabric. Vintage and antique grain sacks make for hardwearing, durable and unique upholstery material. Wash them in the washer to eliminate odors and hang on the line to dry.
The Swedish Kitchen Sofa is an example of practical Swedish design that originates from the 1700's. Houses were small, so the furniture also had to be mult-functional. These sofas could be used during the day and then pulled out at night to be used as a bed. Sofas were painted white or different colors. Not all Swedish ******* Kitchen sofas / köksoffas *********** were used as sofas, some were strictly used as beds.