Yearly Archives: 2019

Chair Originally From Barker & Stonehouse Chair

This is a fifteen your old good quality chair from Barker & Stonehouse that our customer wanted to replace but he could not find a suitable sized, styled and comfortable chair. So they came to us to have it restored and reupholstered. This is a great option – you can select a new fabric and even adjust the seating and detail. I think the orange fabric is a great choice.

Chair - orange
1930s Mustard Sofa

Authentic 1930s Sofa, Shell Back Sofa

I may use this word too often, ‘stunning’ and I may say this too often, ‘I want to take it home!’ Both apply here. We restored this 1930s sofa and reupholstered in a mustard Linwood Omega Italian Velvet. The quality, detail and styling are exquisite.

1930s mustard sofa

Our customer looked for this exact style for some time, originally made in Denmark, she found it on eBay and shipped it to us. It’s art you can sit on.

G-Plan Sofa

G-Plan Sofa And Chair Set

The design and coordination on this G-Plan set it really effective and looks amazing.

Linwood printed velvets are becoming quite popular this year. Here is a great showpiece where our customer asked for the piping as on the sofa to show on the coordinating chair.

G-Plan Chair
G-Plan Sofa

Now a totally unique bespoke set of furniture with the G-plan style and quality.

Gold 1930s Chair arm

Loveseat in Gold

A wonderful love seat, we reupholstered for our customer in Yellow rich Gold, how amazing it looks in the bay window. Its got a 1930s look and style to it. The shape and curve of the loveseat are enough, a patterned fabric will detract from the style. This plain fabric choice shows off the shape and boosts its appeal with the beautiful gold velvet.

Gold 1930s Chair
Gold 1930s Chair
Gold 1930s Chair arm
Dining chair oak rattan backed

Called Rattan or Cane backed Dining Chair

Dining chair oak rattan backed

Rattan or Cane backed furniture including Bergere furniture have this woven cane in the back and sometimes arms. It looks really lovely although rare to find non-damaged. It can be repaired. This example is part of a set of six dining chairs in exceptional order. We reupholstered in a fabulous linen type fabric to give it that up to date look and feel. A huge benefit too is the Ross Aquaclean fabric can be cleaned with just water.

Blackwood Parker Knoll close.

Blackwood Parker Knoll Chair

We love this clever restoration. Blackwood varnished chair reupholstered in a Printed Velvet fabric by Linwood Fabrics.

We restored and re-varnished the frame in black then reupholstered in this amazing printed velvet. The chair has been shipped to London.

Blackwood Parker Knoll chair
Blackwood Parker Knoll chair.
Footstool leather pipe

Footstool piped in leather

I really like this one, it’s a straight forward box footstool. Our customer made her own design by selecting a lovey wool plaid fabric and asking us to pipe the top in leather – a great idea that makes this piece just that little more interesting to look at and touch.

All our reupholstery is bespoke and it’s really delightful to see fresh ideas from our customers that we tailor to their requirements – I wish I could keep most of the pieces we produce 😐

Did you notice the Shepherds castors? If you don’t know Shepherds castors; they allow very smooth movement of furniture on the carpet. Perfect for a footstool to slide around as needed.

Window Seat Green All

Window Seat Cushions

There is something magical about a window seat, you can sit in the cooler area next to the window, almost outside but not. They always remind me of low sill Georgian windows – all very romantic…

Bespoke to fit the window seat area. The fabric is in sage green by Ross Aqua Clean Fabrics selected by the customer. The shape, overhang, piping and depth etc can all be selected and designed by the customer. We will, of course, advise and support to get the correct fit and best long-lasting version for your home. I think this looks really lovely against the colonial blinds and I love the shade of green. And the Aqua Clean fabric can be cleaned by just water and it looks lile linnen.

Howard Chair

A Howard Chair

These are a delightful design. Known as a ‘Howard Chair’ after the original manufacturer in London. There are many variations of this plain but distinctively styled chair. They fit in a modern and a traditional home. We can make a new version to order but this was one we restored.

Howard Chair
Howard Chair
Victorian Sofa

Victorian deep button sofa.

I have been looking forward to sharing this item. A very rare and on-trend genuine Victorian sofa. It looks luscious in the customers’ own fabric – a rich port red. Unknown to most is the craftsmanship inside the sofa. Been a Victorian piece of a very high quality the frame was is strengthened by cast-iron bars. We renewed all the base webbing to be as tight as steel – the sofa can take it. And it looks very special.

Victorian Sofa - Back
Victorian Sofa - Full.
Victorian Sofa - close - deep button.
Chesterfield back

Chesterfield Sofa

Our customer purchased this amazing high-quality Chesterfield sofa for less than £100. It needed a full restoration of course but the quality when we took it apart was the best we have ever seen. Now restored and upholstered in the customers choice of Linwood Omega Italian Velvet in river stone – wow it looks amazing, sits beautifully and will last a lifetime.

Chesterfield sofa
Chesterfield on bench
Chesterfield with cushion