This is a comprehensive, practical guide to upholstery. It brings all the techniques of the craft, from the simplest to the most sophisticated, within everyone's reach. Including a detailed run-down on the basic procedures, tools and materials, it demonstrates ten upholstery projects, ranging from the easy (a chair with a slip seat) to the difficult (a chesterfield sofa). An illustrated history of upholstery explores the development of technique and style. Throughout, the emphasis is not only on how to do it, but why, in terms of good styling and statisfying design. The directory of procedures, tools and materials can be applied to any piece of furniture.
If you think your sofa is past its best, this excellent guide to do-it-yourself upholstery could give it a new lease of life. Practical, clear advice shows how to put the spring back into tired or lifeless soft furnishings Ideal Home