Synopses & Reviews
This is the only book you'll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.
UPDATE YOUR HOME WITH A FURNITURE MAKEOVER
About the Author
In 2007, Amanda Brown left her day job and started Spruce, a furniture redesign studio in Austin, Texas. Her fresh aesthetic for interiors has garnered acclaim from publications including the New York Times, Metropolitan Home, and Southern Living. She produced her first instructional DVD, Spruce at Home, in 2011, as the first in a series. She is also the author of the "Upholstery Basics" column for Design*Sponge. She lives in Austin, Texas.
Grace Bonney is the creator of Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to home and product design. A native of Virginia Beach, Grace has worked as a contributing editor at publications such as House & Garden,Domino, and Craft Magazine. In 2006 Grace founded the Design*Sponge Biz Ladies series, a traveling event designed to connect women running their own design-based businesses with free legal, financial, and marketing advice.
Table of Contents
FOREWORD BY GRACE BONNEY
MIX 'N' MATCH UPHOLSTERY
Chapter 1: Getting Inspired and Designing the Space
PROJECT 1: An American in Paris: Upholstering a Louis Chair