Yearly Archives: 2020

Ercol pads in Linwood fabric

Ercol seat pads in Linwood fabric

You will be surprised at how new quality sea-pads feel. Often customers will say the padding/foam is fine, indeed it will feel ‘fine’. When compared to replacement modern quality seat foams the difference is huge. So, here we have a set of classic Ercol chairs we made new seat cases for along with new seat foams. Read more about replacing seat foams.

Ercol is a British manufacturer founded in 1920 by a young Italian, Lucian Ercolani. It’s basically the same style and look that has lasted. We have had probably close to 1000 Ercol pieces through the workshop over the years – still a very quality popular classic.

Ercol pads in Linwood fabric
Ercol pads in Linwood fabric

Before and After

A Before and After Chair

The shape of this chair is adorable anyway, covered in newspaper it would still look good :). Here we have restored and reupholstered in a modern velvet with a contrasting back panel. Its something I would have not thought of. Our customer did and it looks great and we made a bespoke unique chair.

PS – You don’t just buy your soft furnishings do you? Design and build to your exact requirements.

Occasional Chair

Occasional Chair, Regency Stripe.

Thanks to our customer for sending a photograph of the chair in its new home. It looks great, the Chatsworth Fabric blends nicely with the wood on the chair what an inviting place to sit.

Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs

Spanish Dining Chairs

Spanish dining chairs in a black hardwood we reupholstered in the customers own fabric and we supplied the braid.

Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs
Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs
Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs
Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs
Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs

Thank you for sending the photos of these stunning Spanish Hardwood Dining Chairs in place in our customers home.

Pair Retro Chairs In Blue Aquclean

Matching Pair of Retro Chairs in Blue

It’s difficult with blue, it can look cold. This matching pair of probably 1950s occasional chairs look tasteful in a french blue, certainly not even cool. An inviting smart and stylish pair of chairs. Indeed this is Ross Aquaclean fabric a fabric you can clean with just water.

Video at the foot of this page

Reproduction Nursing Chair

Reproduction Nursing Chair

Our customer selected a Porter & Stone Fabric in Balmoral Plaid. The citrus colour lifts the chair and modernises to make a perfect occasional chair that is totally unique. We love the braids detail and the way the fabric is lined through the centre and through the buttons.

Terracotta Chair

Designer Chair and Sofa

A fairly traditional looking chair but of good quality. Our customer selected a Linwood velour print fabric. The look of the chair is now something really special, a designer style chair and totally unique that will look stunning in any setting alone or with its matching sofa.

Egg Chair

Egg Chair

Egg Chair by Greaves & Thomas.

A 1960s design classic. Reupholstered in Linwood Tweed Herringbone, sage green.

Greaves & Thomas created high-end designer furniture for the British market. Greaves & Thomas was a London based company with a history dating back to the early 1900s. In the early years, the company specialised in lounge furniture and upholstery.

Grey Sofa Reupholstered

Sofa Set In Grey Ross Fabric

How lovely it was to come down this a.m and see her sitting in the place she had occupied since 1970. We are quite overwhelmed. An absolutely incredible transformation. Barry’s experience is second to none. The frame adjustments have given a new comfort and her new dress is stunning. Jo from our first meeting, I knew we were in good hands. Your warmth and lovely manner is very special. Thank you.

Grey Sofa Reupholstered
Grey Sofa Reupholstered
Grey Sofa Reupholstered
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See Our New Offers Page

We are so busy we are making an offer to customers who can wait until early next year for their furniture to be restored or reupholstered. You can save up to £500 on fabric when you book a reupholstery or restoration job. Go To The Offers Page

Offers

How to achieve up to a £500 saving

Ask us to quote you for your next job including fabric purchase from us and take a 10% discount from the RRP price of the fabric. A saving of up to £500.

This offer is for jobs booked in before 31st August 2020 to be collected in January 2021. Fabric can be selected at any time so you can take your time choosing the perfect fabric once the job is booked. We will post out as many samples you need. Read more about this offer.

About Our Fabrics

All our fabrics are of first quality, meet current legislation and come with a guarantee. We are stockist of some of the most versatile quality fabrics available in the UK and we have worked with most for over 20 / 30 years., for example, Chatsworth Fabrics, Linwood Fabric, Porter and Stone and Ross Fabrics.

G-Plan-Sofa
Ikea Sofa in Blue Plaid
Victorian Sofa
Fireside-chair-wool
Traditional-sofa-coordinating-chair
Lion Chair

Flag Chairs


Two very interesting and lovely chairs we reupholstered in flags. Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack. The best photo is the close up of the lion arm – see below. You may also be interested to see a chair we reupholstered in football shirts.

A chair reupholstered in a flag
A chair reupholstered in a flag
A chair reupholstered in a flag
A chair reupholstered in a flag
A chair reupholstered in a flag
Ercol Sofa close

Ercol Sofa

The wood frame has been stripped and waxed to its natural colour. We made new cushions in a fabric from the Ross Bramley collection in chocolate brown. The frame was re-webbed. Delivery to Northumberland.

Our customer purchased the sofa new from ‘Oliviers of Richmond and Barnard Castle’ new 35 years ago.

Isn’t it wonderful to buy a sofa, use it for 35 years then restore it for the next generation to enjoy? Oh, the good old days.