The British School of Upholstered Furniture
Unit 2A Manor Farm, Nettlebed, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5DA
Gregory Cupitt-JonesCottage UpholsteryUnit 6, Manor Farm, Nettlebed, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. RG9 5DA01491 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Upholstery Workshop, Mayridge Farm, Englefield Est, Theale, Reading. RG7 5JT
07970 848 534
Thomas Clough Upholstery4a Church Street, Knighton, Powys. LD7 1AG01547 52999807964 email@example.comFacebook: Thomas Clough Upholstery
The Traditional Upholstery Workshop
The Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers Ltd. (AMUSF Ltd.)
The Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road’ Saunderton, Buckinghamshire. HP14 4BF01494 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendy Shorter Interiors LtdCoursers Farm, Coursers Road, Colney Heath, Herts. AL4 0PGwendyshorterinteriors@gmail.com
Hereford & Ludlow College
Soft Furnishings OnlyHereford Campus, Folly Lane, Hereford. HR1 1LS0800 032 198601432 352235
Many of you will know that David James is a prolific author of upholstery-related books and I am pleased to list many of these below. The list includes a number of useful – and in many cases invaluable – standards, but there are also volumes which cover many of the more unusual subjects. All the books below are available directly from the publishers or from www.amazon.co.uk. Prices are not quoted in the list as they vary tremendously from source to source and in particular from Amazon.
For the beginner inspired to renovate, update or restore an existing piece of upholstery, this practical new guide is the essential reference to everything the aspiring upholsterer needs to know.
A survey of upholstery techniques and materials, which describes everything from traditional handwork to industrial techniques, to provide a complete overview of the upholstery trade.
(PB, 176 pp), published by Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications Ltd (Jul 2000), “A practical companion for the practising beginner and student upholsterer, this book provides a collection of the author’s accumulated ideas and knowledge on the subject”
(PB, 256 pp), published by Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications Ltd (Dec 1998) As a follow-up to “Upholstery: A Complete Course”, this book on practical upholstery features 30 projects covering 300 years of upholstery, including an early 17th century folding stool, a four fold screen, a Georgian wing armchair, a William IV day bed, an Art Nouveau drawing room chair and a modern two-and-a-half-seater settee
(PB, 144 pp), published by Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications Ltd (Dec 1998) With an emphasis on simplicity, this book contains nine step-by-step upholstery projects, described in detail and illustrated with colour photographs, showing how to restore the upholstery of popular period furniture