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Pons, Santiago; Pascual, Eva; Pons, Jordi; Garcinuno, Merce

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ISBN 10: 0764348558 / ISBN 13: 9780764348556
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Title: Upholstery

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New


Num Pages: 160 pages, 661 colour illus. BIC Classification: WFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 228. . . 2015. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780764348556

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Synopsis: With more than 650 color images, basic and traditional upholstery techniques are presented in step-by-step detail. Traditional upholstery is a craft that has evolved over centuries for padding and covering chairs, seats, and sofas. Using a solid wood or webbed platform, it can involve the use of springs, lashings, stuffings of animal hair, grasses and coir, wools, hessians, and scrims, as well as bridle or stuffing ties, blind stitching, top stitching, flocks, and wadding. Projects include various styles of chairs, from a classic dining room table chair to a contemporary armchair, antique sofa, and a bed headboard. A detailed worksheet of the general process takes you through design elements to be considered prior to embarking on your project, introduces types of stitching, and helps you trouble-shoot problems. A gallery of completed projects will inspire your own creative ideas.

About the Author: Santiago Pons Ferrer is an upholsterer with over 50 years of experience. Eva Pascual has written numerous articles about decorative arts. Jordi Pons heads the workshop at Taller de Tapiceria Artesnal Pons. Mercè Garcinuño is a specialist in wickerwork.

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