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It’s coming up to three years this December since we taught our first upholstery workshop. Covid slightly delayed the full launch and we started running them again in April 2021.
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Running regular team building activities in your business can have a wide range of benefits for companies, including improved communication, collaboration, motivation, problem-solving skills, productivity, and organisational culture.
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Do you enjoy giving old pieces of furniture a new lease of life? Adding them to your home to add the finishing touches to a room.
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You may never have considered upholstery as a hobby because you thought it was out of reach. I'm going to share with you what you need to get you started and it's surprisingly not as much as you think!
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When I create new workshops I'm always trying to make sure you get the most value out of them. How do I do this? I look at how you can reuse the skills again and again so that you get the value for more than that day.
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Sustainability has always been an important part of our business values, from repurposing old furniture and giving it a new lease of life, through to our custom ranges of furniture that were built from reclaimed wood & sustainable materials.
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I’ve always been interested in understanding how things are made. My career before upholstery was in Corporate Retail working for The Co-op Food within Trading and Own Brand Development. I had the opportunity to work with suppliers and manufacturers to sustainably source my own label food products.
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I’ve blinked and 7 years have passed since I registered my business as a limited company on the 30th June 2016. I'm sharing my seven top tips for those of you who are starting out on your upholstery journey. I’ve looked back on my experiences and shared the lessons I’ve learnt. Some of these lessons can be applied to more than just upholstery. Hopefully they may inspire and help you too.
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Are you new to the world of upholstery? Choosing the right fabric may seem like an arduous process. This is understandable considering all of the fabric types, colour and design that are available. How do you choose the one which is right for you?
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You might wonder why I needed help and coaching from a personal stylist with all the creative expertise I have for interior design and upholstery. You might think the principles of colour must be very similar? I personally don’t find styling my clothes very easy, I know the reasons why.