Modern DIY Upholstery: Step-By-Step Upholstery and Reupholstery Projects for Beginners and Beyond (Paperback)

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Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the home.

Not a dry, highly technical professional upholstery manual, this bright and accessible book presents 10 simple projects using modern methods that are quick and easy to achieve.

You will be taken step-by-step through the process of upholstery of desirable pieces of furniture - using items found at antique markets, street sales and thrift stores that are designed up and given a modern twist.

You will then learn all about fabric choice and other materials, discover the essential techniques and then embark on the projects which include a simple stool, a vintage sewing box, a blanket box or ottoman, a fluted headboard, a Danish dining chair, a bedroom/nursing chair, a patchwork armchair and a mid-century design two-seater sofa, all guided by the author's expert instruction.

QR codes will take you to time-lapse videos of the construction of each project - the only book to attempt such a feat

About the Author


Vicky Grubb is a textile specialist (aka fabric hoarder) and professional upholsterer who takes commissions and teaches beginner's workshops. Both herself, her vintage fabrics and her furniture have featured in magazines, including Homes and Antiques and Red. Vicky has undertaken a commission for singer Paloma Faith and has featured on high-traffic blogs such as True Up. Recently Vicky has been involved in the design side of creating furniture, working with joiners for high-profile clients including an architect working with John Lewis and dress designer Poppy England who is branching out into furniture. She lives in Bournemouth, UK. www.somethingfine.co.uk
Product Details
ISBN: 9781446306055
ISBN-10: 1446306054
Publisher: David & Charles
Publication Date: June 16th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English