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Bedroom Stool – Refurbed and Reupholstered

A Bedroom stool which was looking tired and our customer wanted to match it to headboard panels we had recently completed. We used chrome studs to modernise it from the braid and removed the pleats for a smoother finish and a change from before.

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Ercol Furniture Restored

I love Ercol furniture and every customer I meet who has it loves it too. Previous customers got in touch when they were ready to refurbish some Ercol pieces they had inherited from family. They had their own fabric which looks amazing and so striking in the mustard room. We had just enough fabric with…

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Chair – Respring and Reupholster

I often explain the process we go through to respring a seat, hopefully these pictures will help. The chair had collapsed along the front edge and the centre of the seat too. It takes around a day to respring one seat area, never mind the upholstery after. The frame needed to be rejointed and new…

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Cottage suite with a rocker chair

A really comfortable cottage suite with a rocker chair. The interiors were all still really good so we were able to reuse these. Our customer was drawn to stripes but I was worried it wouldn’t work with the ruffle top roll until I found this one which was more random. You still got the stripe…

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Reupholstered Sofas

These two sofas were really good quality and well worth reupholstering. Our customer chose colour Champagne from Warwicks Lovely range, which has a stain protection built into the fibres. New seat interiors and new backs in one sofa as they wanted to change from feather to fibre. We removed the valance to give a new…

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Reupholstered and Reconditioned Chair

Lovely little chair, passed down in the family. We removed 3 layers of cover to get back to the frame which we stripped, repaired the joints and refinished. We changed the seat to a fixed seat and replaced the foam on the back too as this was just dust. Too good to be put in…

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French Polishing Dining Table in Leeds

Dining tables often need repolishing from general wear and tear or if something has left a heat mark. Heat marks look like a white bloom on the surface. This is where the heat has caused a reaction with the lacquer causing it to turn white. We strip this back to the wood to remove the…

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Dining Chair Reupholstery Leeds

Six Oak dining chairs needed new seat covers as the old faux leather had peeled. We stripped and recovered in a similar colour to make them like new. Before After Location: Leeds

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Cottage Style Suite Reupholstery East Leeds

A much loved suite that fitted perfectly in our customers home and they did not want to part with it. A renovation to the lounge meant the suite got the same treatment. New foam interiors were required on the seats and backs and a lovely warm terracotta orange chenille was chosen to give it a fresh…

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Conservatory Suite Reupholstery Leeds

A conservatory suite we recovered in an ivory flat weave fabric. Hopefully the sun bleaching won’t show up on this! By choosing paler colours the inevitable bleaching will not be as apparent over time. Many more years of service for this cane suite now the covers have been remade with new interiors. We can also reweb…

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