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Learn how to make the most of your furniture with this comprehensive guide to upholstery. Find out how to choose second hand pieces of furniture and flea market bargains to turn into beautiful pieces of furniture to be proud of. Whether you're an absolute beginner or already have some experience of upholstery you will find this an invaluable resource for future projects. Easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions explain all the essential upholstery techniques, from covering buttons to stripping and upholstering entire chairs. Build your skills at your own pace, with advice on the basics such as choosing materials and tools for the job and estimating yardage, as well as more complex upholstering techniques. It features invaluable advice on what to look for when buying second hand furniture, teaching you what's fixable and what's not as well as how to avoid costly mistakes by choosing the right stitches, techniques and textiles for the job.

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This is a complete resource for furniture upholsterers of all abilities, with easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions explaining all the essential upholstery techniques, from covering buttons to stripping and reupholstering an entire chair.Build your skills at your own pace, with advice on the basics such as choosing tools for the job and estimating yardage, as well as more complex techniques.It features invaluable advice on what to look for when buying second hand furniture, teaching you what's fixable and what's not as well as how to avoid costly mistakes by choosing the right stitches, and techniques and textiles for the job.
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Cherry Dobson has been a tutor of upholstery for over 20 years. She has worked on numerous commissions, gaining much hands on experience, and holds a distinction in Furniture Advanced Studies from the London Guildhall University. Cherry now lives in Somerset where she teaches both day and residential courses.

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  • PublisherDavid & Charles
  • Publication date2009
  • ISBN 10 0715329375
  • ISBN 13 9780715329375
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages144
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