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The Upholstery Bible By Cherry Dobson

The Upholstery Bible by Cherry Dobson

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Summary

A complete resource for furniture upholstering, with easy-to-follow instructions for all the essential techniques, from covering buttons to stripping and upholstering entire chairs. Includes advice on the basics such as choosing materials and tools for the job and estimating yardage, as well as more complex upholstering techniques.

The Upholstery Bible Summary

The Upholstery Bible: Complete Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional Results by Cherry Dobson

A complete resource for furniture upholstering, regardless of your abilities, with easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions explaining 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, and techniques and textiles for the job.

About Cherry Dobson

Cherry Dobson is an upholstery teacher with over 30 years experience.

Table of Contents

Tools and materials Basic tools Webbings and springs Materials Stuffings, fillings and foam Coverings and linings Textiles Trimmings
Techniques Stripping Webbing Springing Working a sprung edge Preparing a hessian base First stuffings Stitching an edge Second stuffings Planning your fabric cuts Attaching new coverings Deep buttoning Vandyking Shallow buttoning Making single and double piping Finishing the chair Close nailing and adding a nail strip
Types of Furniture Dining chairs Stuffed over-seats Armchairs Nursing chairs Wood Frames Settees Chaise longues
Index

Additional information

NGR9781446308295
9781446308295
1446308294
The Upholstery Bible: Complete Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional Results by Cherry Dobson
New
Paperback
David & Charles
2020-10-13
144
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