Before An heirloom in need of adaption to the new millennium.
Using remnants to gain experience this has turned out to be a favourite of mine.
Before Another heirloom of ours. Oxford - a chair from Svenskt Tenn designed by Josef Frank with rather tired and broken clothing.
After The fabric was bought at Svenskt Tenn, designed by Josef Frank himself.
Before Early 20th century nursing chair. Rather wobbly, worn and dated.
After Stripped back to bare frame, re-glued and stabilised. New springs, linen scrim and hair filling. Finished off in a velvet fabric from Liberty Art Fabrics.
A pair of French dining/bedroom/hall chairs.
After Stripped back, stained, polished and waxed with traditional springs and hair finished off in a velvet fabric by Sonia Rykiel.
A first attempt at doing upholstery using a modern technique i.e. foam etc. A mini chair in the form of an elephant - my favourite animal.
A sweet backside! Please take a seat.
Before Mr Parker Knoll, dating from 1968 but as solid as anything.
After Sanded back and finished in natural wood with all fillings and cushion new. Fabric from Moon, a good match.
Before An old nursing chair with an emotional value to my customer.
A fabric from Sanderson helped to add a soft feminine touch to the finished chair.
An Art Deco heirloom with great emotional value.
Working with my customer we chose a fabric from Liberty Art Fabrics.
A solid but neglected chair.
This chair was painted in an organic paint from Authentic, waxed and finished in a fabric from Designers Guild.
A window seat cushion and matching bolster cushions added a nice touch in this spare bedroom. Complemented by wallpaper. All from Thibaut.
A nice way to mix patterns and making a room more interesting.
Before A so called egg style chair. A bit of an eyesore and in desperate need of some TLC to survive.
In process, having visited the nurse.
After A far better look and happy in a new home.
A bold statement piece of furniture. A fabric designed by Emma Shipley. Something of a talking point.
A dated look in need of modernisation.
There were two different top fabrics due to chairs being bought at different times.
After All 8 chairs in the same fabric from Romo. Suited my clients room 100 times better than previously.
8 seats for dining chairs. No job too large or small.
Seat had become worn and dirty. Client chose a fabric by recently established Korla.
To complement the IKEA chairs my customer used a linen union from Liberty Art Fabrics to update her chairs from a mansion house in Sweden.
These two hall chairs needed my full attention. Sanded back, glued, re-stained, waxed, webbing, horse hair filling and fabric from Larsen. A new lease of life.
B&B Italia chairs Customer wanted loose covers for her 8 chairs. Fabric was provided from Romo.
A cotton fabric in a plain colour and design.
There was enough fabric to make to cushion covers.