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Mega Fabric Sale

Head over to eBay (https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/somethingfine69) where I am having a HUGE vintage fabric clear out. All my fabrics must go! I have designer Liberty of London, Lucienne Day, Heals of London, all up for grabs.  Also many scraps, vintage dress fabrics and other novelty fabrics available. Fabrics uploaded most days so keep checking back.   […]

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Vintage Fabric Scraps Event

I’m having a vintage fabric scraps evening in my studio on 13th November 2014. I have a surplus of vintage and new fabric scraps that are taking over my studio so I thought, being near christmas and all, it would be the perfect time to put on an event and give them away for FREE! I […]

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A Book Deal and More…

If you follow me on twitter, facebook or instagram (yes I think that covers all spheres..no wait..Pinterest too!) You will know I’ve just signed a book deal. Weeeehhh! Very excited to tell you my upholstery book is due out July 2015. I’ve had lots of people through my studio doors of late. Last weekend I […]

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UPHOLSTERY CLASSES COMING SOON!

Please leave a comment if you are interested in my craft mornings starting in October, every Wednesday from 9.30am until 12.00pm in Winton Banks, Bournemouth. Bring your own craft or let me teach you a bit of upholstery. Limited spaces so please contact me if you would like to book.   Follow my blog with […]

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SO HIGH SOCIETY

I’ve sort of slipped into this mildly annoying habit recently. Whatever I am watching, I’m not really fully watching because my internal dialogue is giving a little critique of the upholstery. When I  took a trip to my Mums house in France last week we watched High Society on the five and a half hour […]

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EVER-SO-EXCITING NEW WORKSHOP

Here it is: the upholstery studio

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ANTIQUE TEXTILES FROM 1850’S

Whoops. Sorry about that. Been a little bit of time since my last blog. Its because I’ve been a bit wrapped up in the most exciting thing EVER to happen to something fine and that is designing and decorating my BRAND NEW WORKSHOP. Ah, just can’t wait to share it with you. That will be […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE VINTAGE PATTERN SELECTOR

I was very honoured and excited to receive an advanced copy of The Vintage Pattern Selector (Jo Barnfield, 2013, Bloomsbury) recently.

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SOMETHING FINE IN 2012

2012 has been an epic journey for something fine. I’ve had some amazing opportunities come my way and upholstered some fabulous chairs and met some talented funny and above all crafty friends at the vintage market (you know who you are!). So excited to see what 2013 has to offer, but in the meantime here’s […]

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IF YOU WERE WONDERING…

I’m featured in this months Red Magazine (Jan 2013). Yay! If you were ever wondering how I got in to upholstering and vintage fabrics then all is explained…

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