Chaise Long restoration

Chaise Long restored and reupholstered to ‘as-new’. Ready to serve and look stylish in any home for another 100 years We restore antique furniture as originally built using tie-in coil springs and modernised wadding with rubberised ‘horse hair’. So the result is a classic handmade piece of historic furniture you can use every day and […]

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Working on this week; a restoration of an Edwardian Chaise Longue

Its not just ‘re-covering’ This is restoration. As you can see in the photos below;  we strip the furniture back and remove the, in this case 200 year old, padding and reconstruct using modern variations of horse hair and modern wadding. Checking and fixing the frame then we re-fit/replace and tie-in with twine the coil […]

The restoration and reupholstery of an Antique Chaise Longue

A chaise longue is an upholstered sofa in the shape of a chair that is long enough to support the legs. This rather lovely 100 year old chaise was restored and reupholstered by BJ Upholstery – below you can see it on its journey.

20's Drop Arm Sofa

1920’s Drop Arm Sofa

These were extremely popular in the early 1900’s, therefore, we see a lot of them. A sofa that can turn into a chaise long and an occasional bed. The arm has a substantial metal mechanism to ‘drop’ the arm. The quality of build is extremely robust, I know this from experience as I have owned one […]

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What does it cost to reupholster?

The cost to reupholster depends on the time taken to complete the job, parts and collection/delivery. Here is an idea of ‘What does it cost to reupholster?’ All guide prices are plus the cost of fabric as fabric costs range from £45-£90+ per meter or you can provide your own fabric.  We will usually view the […]