Our Story

How did Semper Hopkins begin? Many years ago, I started creating furniture for my own home. I enjoyed working with an exciting variety of fabrics, quickly developing a passion for creating beautiful pieces to complete my home beautiful. I…
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What can you buy for someone that has everything this Christmas? Why not treat them to an Upholstery Workshop experience.

If your loved one is anything like me, they will probably buy whatever they want there and then. This can make it much more difficult for loved ones to try and find them a gift they will want or make use of, come the festive period. In our house, we choose to save Christmas present money and put it towards things such as holidays in the New Year...
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Autumn Upholstery Workshop Highlights

We’ve been busy over the last two months having great fun with clients taking part in our Upholstery Workshops in our chapel in Scholar Green, Cheshire. It has been such a refreshing change being more relaxed with COVID restrictions and things are...
Stool Frame
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Ever wondered how to turn this simple wooden frame into a stylish Stool?

Want to know what lies beneath the fabric? Do you look at this stool frame and think I wouldn't even know how to start making this! If you joined us on an upholstery workshop, we would teach you everything you needed to know - as well…
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Fabrics: The basics

Are 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? Before…
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Choosing the right bar stool for you home

The kitchen is no longer a room we use just for preparing food for many its also used for socialising with our friends and family. Many of our homes today are open plan kitchen and dining spaces with a feature island. We personally designed…

5 ways to declutter and make the most of it

Home should be our place of sanctuary and we may be confined to our homes for the short term. It is during times like these that our homes should be a happy place where we enjoy spending time. If you are not happy in your home it will greatly…

5 Things to make your home work-friendly

Many of us already work from home full or part-time but the recent lockdown means a lot more families have been unexpectedly faced with this situation without being able to plan for it. This is obviously a huge change for households and it will…

Terms and Condition for competition

Win a Storage Crate Competition! To enter the competition, you must like the original competition post and comment. Here is the link https://www.facebook.com/shupholstery/photos/a.1667213693559837/2589701251311072/?type=3&theater The…

Is a table just a table?

What makes a house a home? It's the memories, the feelings, the shared experiences, the laughter. This week we asked you what made your house a home. For me personally what makes our house a home is the walls full of pictures, memories that…
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