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Changing the Shape of a Chair

Do you struggle sometimes to see past the old exterior of a chair? To help myself visualise, I often mock up chairs in photoshop to show the desired shape. I also do this when I’m helping clients choose second hand furniture for their home and last year I started doing it for students too. I […]

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Frederick Parker To Parker Knoll

Last year when visiting the Second Sitters Exhibition at The Cass, I was lucky enough to get access into their archive of chairs on loan by the Federick Parker Foundation. At the time I thought I would save the pictures for a future post, and then – of course – I forgot…only to be reminded […]

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UPHOLSTERY CLASSES COMING SOON!

Please leave a comment if you are interested in my craft mornings starting in October, every Wednesday from 9.30am until 12.00pm in Winton Banks, Bournemouth. Bring your own craft or let me teach you a bit of upholstery. Limited spaces so please contact me if you would like to book.   Follow my blog with […]

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SO HIGH SOCIETY

I’ve sort of slipped into this mildly annoying habit recently. Whatever I am watching, I’m not really fully watching because my internal dialogue is giving a little critique of the upholstery. When I  took a trip to my Mums house in France last week we watched High Society on the five and a half hour […]

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A BIT BONKERS: CHAIRS IN THE AIR

1. Chair Arch in High Wycombe used to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Jubilee (no health and safety back then!) widdess.com 2. Final Scene in the film Les Miserables. Quite breath taking. i.telegraph.co.uk

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EXHIBITION: SECOND SITTERS

Every now and again I like to take a trip to London to see an exhibit for inspiration, sometimes its beautiful vintage fabric, sometimes an interiors exhibit or design show, but this time it was all about the Upholstery. Not just any old upholstery. Upholstery created by really really talented young designers. Boudoir Chair by […]

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IDEAS FOR A WORKSHOP

It’s finally happening! After two years of nagging, hinting and begging, Mr G has finally taken a new office and is on the way to moving out of our converted garage.

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