Category Archives: Contemporary

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.

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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
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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
Dining Chair Leather Close

Leather Dining Chairs

These dining chairs were reupholstered in white grained leather as requested by the customer. Previously upholstered in the cloth – see the original image below. We use only the finest Scottish leather, it looks amazing, feels fantastic and smells really lovely. The quality of these hides is way better than most manufactured leather furniture. The leather is 4mm thick so will take generations of use. They were boardroom chairs owned by the customer. We transformed into white for the dining room.

Dining Chair Leather White Close
Dining Chair Leather White Close
Leather, Hide in White.
Dining Chair prior to reupholstery in leather.

At first glance, you may be forgiven for thinking this is just an old dated dining chair. Look at the frame, particularly the curved and jointed front curve of the arms, the sheen of the varnish. This is a quality designer chair. Reupholstered in a high-grade Scottish leather it took two hides to complete the set of six. Now an upgraded design piece that will sit well in a modern or contemporary home.

Lounge Suite

Lounge Suite

We were delighted to restore this contemporary Lounge Suite set for our customer. It had previously been re-upholstered by another company but our customer was never wholely pleased with it. It’s a very high-quality set therefore worth restoring again. The concern was, will it be right this time? Barry, our head upholsterer, stepped-in. He decided to redesign the reupholstery style based on the frame and his knowledge of this period brand. He bespoke tailor reupholstered the set based on the frame from scratch to restore it as the original. Our customer was delighted, relieved and pleasantly surprised. As we were too.

Lounge Suite

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
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
Orange peel chair

Orange Peel Chair

The original concept of this chair was to emulate the organic shape of falling orange peel. The shape of the finished chair is beautiful and the comfort surpasses the appearance.

I must say, I have never seen one in real life before. Reupholstering it was a bit of a puzzle as the shape and curve of the one curved cushion were, let’s say not traditional. But as you can see we did restore this lovely chair in the customers chosen fabric over the original vinyl. A good move as it now looks and feels much softer. A fine artwork that is also a chair – lovely.

Orange Peel Chair
Cafe-seating-Reeth

Cafe Seating – Commercial

We are proud to work on this brand new – soon to open a cafe in Reeth, North Yorkshire. Located in a basement, this new cafe has tiled wood floors and contemporary bench seating. Our customer selected the AquClean commercial fabric that can be cleaned with just water. The pistachio colour looks great against the ‘wood’ floor. Upholstered new bench seating.

Cafe Seating

Cafe Seating
Cafe-seating-Reeth

We made the frame and the bespoke foams for this too.

Cafe Seating - frame
Cafe Seating
Fireside Chair

A Lovely Fireside Wingback chair

Parker Knoll made this style of chair famous. Wingback chairs have been made for hundreds of years – the wing to shelter you from draughts and to rest your head. Our customer selected a lovely wool mix plaid tartan and asked us to self pipe the edges.

It looks really elegant and styling, now updated and more fitting to a contemporary or traditional home.

A chair like this is a valuable asset to any family and it may live in a number of rooms in the future. Very lovely.

Fireside Chair
Swivel Chair

Deep T Swivel Chair

How about a bespoke contemporary chair made just for you, just the way you like it. Made to order to your exacting requirements. The Deep T chair can be made static with a choice of legs or – like this one – it can swivel, ideal for a corner to allow the chair to slightly turn for conversations or serious watching TV and set in a wider area like a large window to allow full view or change of light.

We make these chairs to order in any fabric from our catalogue or supply your own fabric. This piece was ordered with thick bolster cushions. You can specify shapes and styles of the cushion shape and filling consistency.

The styling is contemporary so it will fit with a traditional home or a modern home.

Contact us for fabric samples and the price list. Or just to chat through your requirements. We can deliver nationwide.