RIVER COTTAGE UPHOLSTERY
Weekend footstool workshops
I am the founder of 'River Cottage Upholstery' and I work from my workshop here in a small hamlet in Dorset, with my two dogs as workshop companions.
Fabric designed and hand printed
by Cameron Short & Janet Tristram
I believe that you should-surround yourself with beautiful things, and so a home should
be filled with beautiful furniture.
This I believe reflects your personality.
If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it:
"Have nothing in your house that you do not knowto be useful or believe to be beautiful." - William Morris.
Sums it up perfectly.
We specialise in antique and vintage seating, working in traditional and modern upholstery methods.
And teach Upholstery in small friendly groups, please see my workshop page for more details.
Quality is our priority and we look forward to working with you to create an item that is treasured for many years to come.
We work on:
- Dinning chairs
- Arm Chairs
- Chaise Lounge
- Drop in seats
We can assist in sourcing fabrics from a selection in house, or I can help advise you to where you can source your own fabric to fit in with your current interior.
Traditional upholstery involves using time-honoured traditional methods and materials in order to create comfortable, long lasting seating. It requires craftsmanship, involving many senses such as touch and sight along with judgment and knowledge. The time and skill involved is reflected in the final price.
We work with modern furniture designers, interior designers and private clients.
Our service is tailored to individual requirements and commissioned projects are given attention to detail and preservation of its history.
- Repairs and alterations
- Free estimates, covering West Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon.
- Reupholstered furniture from the frame up.
- Traditional & Modern upholstery methods.
- Traditional upholstery treatment on historical seating.
- Fully insured.
- Visitors are welcome by appointment
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