The Beginner's Guide to Upholstery: 10 Achievable DIY Upholstery and Reupholstery Projects for Your Home (Paperback)

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Take your love of fabric to the next level and transform your home with this bright and accessible book for upholstery newcomers. The Beginner's Guide to Upholstery takes you gently by the hand and shows you the simple techniques you need to take the leap into DIY upholstery. Far from being a dry, technical, traditional upholstery manual, this beginner-friendly book presents 10 achievable upholstery and re-upholstery projects using modern materials and methods. In jargon-free, plain-English terms, talented upholsterer and workshop teacher Vicky Grubb takes you step-by-step through the process of upholstering desirable pieces of furniture found at antique markets, street sales and thrift stores, which are all upcycled and given a modern twist. Projects range from a simple stool, vintage sewing box, and blanket box to a fluted headboard, Danish dining chair, patchwork.

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: 9781446305324
ISBN-10: 1446305325
Publisher: David & Charles
Publication Date: July 31st, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English