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  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 23 March 2009
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780715329375
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 210x255 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £16.99
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Upholstery Bible


Complete step-by-step techniques for professional results by Cherry Dobson

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Book Description

A complete resource for furniture upholsterers of all abilities.

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, techniques and textiles for the job.

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About Cherry Dobson

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 London Guildhall University. Cherry now lives in Somerset where she teaches both day and residential courses.

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