Stuff: Upholstery, Fabric, Frame

Stuff: Upholstery, Fabric, Frame
Lorraine Osborne
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NZ$ 75.00
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Top upholsterer Lorraine Osborne guides you in how to unleash creativity and flaunt your style through upholstering old chairs. Far too much furniture is thrown away - and with it the perfectly good materials and resources it contains that ought to be reused. It' s time we changed that. It' s not the furniture that' s lacking: it' s our imaginations. Includes how-tos and encouragement for designing your own fabrics. Choosing to reinvent a forgotten chair not only gives it new life, but inspires you to see the new in the old and the fabulous in the drab. All that you need are a few basic upholstery skills, an ability to work three-dimensionally, and an eye for shape and design - plus your own personal style and a bit of flair. Insider features include ways to calculate quantities of fabric accurately, and 12 of Lorraine' s top tips for making your furniture projects amazing. AUTHOR: Lorraine Osborne is a traditionally trained upholsterer by trade. After decades of more traditional high-quality work, these days she makes the furniture she wants to make, expressing what she loves (or hates) about the world. SELLING POINTS: A top upholsterer guides you in recreating old furniture to flaunt your style For creative people with some experience in upholstery basics, and anyone interested in inspiration ideas Look at 20 projects through new eyes, thanks to the author' s insights and fresh ideas 600 colour and b/w illustrations
Lorraine Osborne is a traditionally trained upholsterer by trade. After decades of more traditional high-quality work, these days she makes the furniture she wants to make, expressing what she loves (or hates) about the world.