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Custom Made Sofa

Custom Made Sofas

Custom made sofas | Contact BJU for more information | We make sofas to our customer’s requirements. Replicate classic and antique sofas and chairs or custom make a sofa based on one of our original designs to your specification. Reach out to Jo Griffiths to discuss. Shipping nationwide can be arranged.

custom made sofa to our customers specification
Dourest Sofa

Duresta Sofa

We reupholstered the stunning Duresta sofa in a cream flat weave fabric for our customers. A brave choice of colour you may think? It is worth it to create a statement piece like this plus the fabric is an AquaClean fabric by Ross Fabrics which can be cleaned with water.

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

Corner sofa

Corner Sofa

A lovely corner sofa. I have not seen one of these corner sofas for a while. Super practical, use space beautifully and on-trend.

This corner sofa we restored and reupholstered for a customer in North Yorkshire.

Exceptionally crafted furniture repairs, alterations, restoration, manufacture and reupholstery completed – nationwide service – contact us for details.

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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.

Before and after

Before and After

Well, it’s not really. This is the first Kingston chair (on the left) we reupholstered as part of a group of six. The one on the right is, of course, one of the chairs before we *reupholstered it and on the left is the freshly reupholstered Kingston chair. We hope you like this strong demonstration of what we produce. It’s not often we get the chance to show a ‘before and after’ photograph.

*When we reupholstery an item of furniture we don’t always explain that the internals is also fixed, strengthened, re-foamed, wrapped, and re-sprung as required before we reupholster.

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Kingston Chair

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

Loose covers for sofa - detail

Uplift, repair, and return service​.

Repairs.
All types of repairs. Our Uplift, repair, and return service will fix the most common problems like the broken frame, replace springs and repair the under-seat platform. Ask for a specific quote. Prices include repair parts but may require additional parts like new bespoke foams or sprung units – please ask for a quote.  The uplift and repair service is £600

This standard service came from in the past collecting a sofa for repair and then collecting it again later for further repairs. Realise that it is far more cost-effective to uplift repair and refurbish a sofa all in one go.

What is covered in the price

The uplift and return delivery to your home. Check and make good the frame, springs, webbing and any other issues like ripped platform.

Every job is different. Usually, a sofa will come into the workshop for one repair item, while it is there we check and repair all as stated above included in the price.

An Example

A customer contacted us to repair a ripped platform (the fabric liner under the seat cushions). We suggested the Uplift, repair, and return service​. On investigation we found the cause of the ripped platform was sagging springs. So we replace the serpentine springs.

Additions can be new bespoke foam seat cushions, fibre back cushions, replacement legs and new seat cases. New feather inner cases to order.

victorian chaise lounge

Victorian Chaise Lounge

A classic victorian chaise lounge we reupholstered for our customer. Our customer sourced the fabric, it looks stunning.

We have restored and reupholstered countless chaise lounges over the years – here are some other Chaise Lounge examples Often they are in a bad state, the frames are delicate due to the fine design and long stretch between the legs and the coil springs will need replacing or re-tieing. All are repairable to make your Chaise Lounge as it was new.

You can ship your furniture to us and arrange collection once completed book a quote here

Knole Sofa

Knoll Sofa

A nice example of a modern knole style sofa in Linwood Omega velvet print. The black sofa is already in place. We added new large scatter cushions in the Omega print to complement the newly upholstered sofa.

When your living room looks like this, would you ever go out?

Information: The original Knole Settee (also known as the Knole Sofa) is a couch chair that was made in the 17th century, probably around 1640. It is housed at ‘Knole’ in Kent, a house owned by the Sackville-West family since 1605 but now in the care of the National Trust.