Returned to sender: A reproduction Louis XIV in vintage French Postal Sackcloth

Returned to sender: A reproduction Louis XIV in vintage French Postal Sackcloth

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Sep 7, 2014
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To meet my customers’ budget , this reproduction French Louis XIV was  rewebbed and resprung traditionally. The old degraded foams were completely replaced with a combination of rubberised hair, composite foams and a linen scrim-covered tack roll which was tacked in place for a much improved feel to the seat. The reupholstered fillings and suspension were covered in an F/R […]

Modern Upholstery on traditional frames

Modern Upholstery on traditional frames

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Oct 25, 2013
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 An example of modern upholstery on traditional frames. Including rubberised hair & quality foams over hessian on a serpentine-sprung base (customer fabric supplied) . The “Original” seat was covered in a Rexine Vinyl material and filled with fibre-fill over Brown webbing. and the subframe would not support a stitched and stuffed sprung seat, so keeping […]

Modern techniques and materials on traditional Frames

Modern techniques and materials on traditional Frames

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Aug 23, 2013
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Some modern techniques can be successfully used with traditional frames if you have a limited budget. Prices serve as a guide only as the variety of frame shapes dictate the amount of internal materials required. Prices include: Removal of existing upholstery and re-upholstery. Prices do not include the cost of the top cover & buttoning Dining […]