Upholstery: A Beginner's Guide


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Upholstery: A Beginner’s Guide


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Upholstery is a satisfying combination of the technical, creative – and highly addictive! There is nothing to match the pleasure of building something from scratch or bringing back to life with your own hands stools, ottomans, much-loved sofas and chairs and adding your own stylistic flourishes. For the beginner inspired to renovate, update or restore an existing piece of upholstery, this practical new guide by best-selling author David James is the essential reference to everything the aspiring upholsterer needs to know. Whether a student of the craft or a DIY enthusiast, the techniques and projects in this book will enhance your appreciation of the challenges and possibilities of working with upholstered furniture.

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Dimensions 210 × 280 mm

David James

Author Bio

David James has worked in upholstery since leaving school. He teaches upholstery at the university level and has recently been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Buckinghamshire New University. His recent work as an upholstery consultant includes wall coverings and projects involving the restoration of historic upholstery. This will be David's eighth book on upholstery, all published by GMC.



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Paperback / softback

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