Category Archives: Chair Recovery

Historic Leather Chair

Historic Leather Chair

Reupholstered in quality Scottish leather.

I adore this very strong-designed chair. Our customer selected genuine leather to replace the original leather and I think it was a good choice. We only use high-quality leather hides and it shows really well on this chair. It will last for another 100 years I am quite certain.

wing chair

Wing Chair

This wing chair, a fireside wing-back chair, is a turn of the century classic. The inside back panel you can see is a coordinating pattern fabric. The fabric is the original fabric of the chair our customer wanted to retain as it is a reminder of her late husband who loved the chair.

Linwood omega velvet fabric is what we chose to compliment the original fabric. The customer is delighted with the result and so are we – it looks just lovely.

Chair arm

Reupholstered Chairs

Two examples of chairs we reupholstered last week.

Reupholstery Experts. High-Quality Reupholstery. We restore quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings located in Darlington. Reupholstery Experts.

The occasional chair is in a Wemyss weave fabric. And the blue chair is in a velvet fabric.

utility rocking chair

Rocking Chair

This is a utility rocking chair. Utility furniture was furniture produced in the United Kingdom during and directly after World War II.


This has been in the same family and has witnessed good and bad times.
Reupholstered in a fabric by P&S, tartan. Framed cleaned and waxed leaving the historical patina.

Ercol Chair

Ercol Chairs

A pair of Ercol chairs updated and uplifted in Linwood cotton print. Delivered to our customers home in Durham.

See more Ercol furniture.

BJ Upholstery in Darlington | Design it your way | Free Estimates | High-Quality Reupholstery Experts. We restore quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings.

Specialist in: Sherborne – Duresta – Vale Bridgecraft – Parker knoll – Ercol – Cintique. All top brands restored, reupholstered, and altered as required.

Exceptionally crafted furniture repairs, alterations, restoration and reupholstery completed – nationwide service – contact us for details. Free Estimates | Reupholstery Experts.

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.

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.