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What’s best? Traditional or Modern?

When I was studying upholstery, there was a certain snobbery surrounding the use of traditional techniques in upholstery. In my class, anyway, it was considered the superior method for putting together furniture. These days, with a few years under my belt, I mostly tackle chairs using modern upholstery techniques and my trusty pneumatic stapler, but […]

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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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Me and my Mum met in Winchester last week – it’s sort of the mid way point between my house and my sister’s house so we often do day trips there. I do like Winchester. I think I have found my favourite retail shop too – The Hambledon. I’ve used pinterest to pin a few […]

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