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New Classes 2017

For the last couple of summers I’ve been toying with the idea of doing a summer school. So this year I packed the kids off to Tennis Camp and embarked on my first ever Upholstery week long course. The course ran everyday from 7th-11th Aug 9.30am-3.30pm and included a light lunch. I was very lucky […]

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Changing the Shape of a Chair

Do you struggle sometimes to see past the old exterior of a chair? To help myself visualise, I often mock up chairs in photoshop to show the desired shape. I also do this when I’m helping clients choose second hand furniture for their home and last year I started doing it for students too. I […]

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The Upholstery Studio on YouTube

I have finally set up a You Tube Channel! Woo! I’ll be giving some upholstery tips from The Upholstery Studio, talking about vintage fabrics and you can see the time lapses I made for my book over the summer. Check it out here: The Upholstery Studio

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One Day Upholstery Classes

They’re finally here! My one day upholstery classes. They will be held monthly from Saturday 8th February 2014.  What’s included in the price? *All tools and materials (stuffing, wadding, calico) will be provided as part of the fee. You will need to bring along the piece of furniture you wish to upholster and some yummy […]

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Upholstery Tools I can’t live without!

Right, so you’ve got a tack hammer, a mallet, tack lifter, a regulator, button needle and curved needle…but what if you want to grow your upholstery business and do a few commercial jobs or a more complicated piece of furniture, or perhaps you’ve had someone come to you who wants you to design their own […]

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