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Dining Chair Reupholstery – Making New From Old

When considering a dining room make over, it is so important that you take into consideration working with what you have already got. If your dining chairs look a bit worn in or simply don’t match a colour scheme anymore- there are ways to…
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New Plans for 2021

Its our 3rd birthday. March 2021 marks our 3 rd year since we rebranded the business and opened the workshop at Kent Green Chapel. It will be 5 years in June since the business was established as an Ltd company in 2016. If you had asked me even…
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Are You Thinking Of Starting Upholstery As A Hobby? How To Create The Perfect Workspace At Home.

The truth is, I started my upholstery training years ago for several reasons; one of these was because it was a release from my stressful job. The second more important reason was because we were mid-way through a huge renovation project on…
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Creating something new from old – Dining Chairs Makeover

In today’s world, it is all too easy to go out and buy a set of dining chairs if your current one is broken or damaged, or is no longer fashionable. Are you thinking about replacing your existing dining chairs with something new because the…
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Are you thinking of starting Upholstery as a hobby. What tools do you need to get you started?

The truth is, I started on my upholstery training years ago because it was a release from my stressful job. It gave me a purpose to learn from others and up my skillset while taking my mind off the challenging day job. I’m not a person to…
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Our First Workshop: The Highlights

On Saturday the 13th of December we hosted our first upholstery workshop... What an amazing day. I'm still buzzing from our first workshop. All of the months of planning and rescheduling through these challenging few months have been worth…
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Everything you need to know about our upcoming upholstery workshop

We are getting very excited to be running our first workshop on 5th December (fingers crossed following Lockdown updates!!). With further dates planned in January/Feb/March spaces are filling up fast. We wanted to share more details with you…
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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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A client’s journey…how to get your very own custom made furniture

Last week we gave you our top five tips on what you need to think about before you buy a new dining table. This week we are sharing a clients story and our customer journey with you. Clients often ask us how does it work having a piece designed…
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