A professional in the furniture and upholstery business since 1954, author David James provides a complete overview of upholstery, creating an encyclopedic guide to the materials and techniques plus a detailed history on the evolution of the craft.
Through 20 chapters covering tools, fabrics and covers, preparation of materials and traditional techniques, James details virtually every aspect of upholstery.
Five step-by-step projects allow you to put your knowledge to good use while upholstering a loose seat for a dining chair, a piped scatter cushion, a hall or lounge stool, an Edwardian music stool and a mid-Victorian dining chair with buttoned seat.
Complete with color photos and almost 500 detailed illustrations by the author, this comprehensive manual is suitable for all levels of experience and sure to increase your upholstering knowledge while improving your skills.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 320 pages, 2016.