Alison Shaw

BRINGING OLD FURNITURE BACK TO LIFE

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REUPHOLSTER

Do you have an armchair or sofa that is in need of an overhaul? It may be an old inherited piece of furniture that is sagging and a bit battered or something more current that the cat has destroyed the arm of! Don't throw it away, have it reupholstered. I will strip the piece down to the bare frame and using either traditional or modern techniques, rebuild before finishing in a fabulous new fabric. 

Modern furniture can have a makeover too

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New headboards now in situ with a happy

Upcycle headboards

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Rebecca Baker Designs
"Thank you, what great service, speed and quality...it's a beaut!"

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Monkey and Pickle Interior Design 
Such a great job - my client loves
them 💜

If a piece is too big

to move,  I can work

on-site

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"It’s great, in our ‘throwaway’ society, to be able to give something old and loved, but a bit world weary, a new lease of life.  That’s exactly what Alison did with my 50 year old much loved chair.  The photographs she took during the process show its rebuilding from the basic frame, back to a beautiful, upholstered armchair.  It looks great and it is extremely comfortable!

 The workmanship is fantastic, and the result is fabulous.  Alison was great to work with - I felt she really listened to what I wanted, had useful suggestions for sourcing fabric (she has a beautiful range of samples), was really clear on pricing, and kept in touch throughout.  I felt that my chair was in safe and expert hands, I’d thoroughly recommend her, and am planning my next project.  Thank you Alison!"

Sarah Kirk – Orange Chair

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Outdoor furniture given a
pop of colour

 
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Custom built bench
seating made from
an old linen cabinet 

If you can't find just what you want on the high street, why not have it made! Chairs, sofas, footstools and headboards can all be made to order from new solid wood frames. The frame makers are local and are happy to make bespoke items, to fit into that exact space and fabric can be sourced to match or contrast with your existing items. Made to measure cushions are also available.

MADE TO ORDER 

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"Make your hobby your job and you never have to work a day in your life" which is what I did in 2018 and have not looked back since.

My workshop is in North Leeds but I am happy to visit the Yorkshire area.

All upholstered items large and small, old and new, domestic and commercial are restored and brought up to date in look, feel and to the relevant fire safety standards. 

Home visits are available, offering a wide variety of fabric samples.

A collection and delivery service is included in the service.

 

CONTACT

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                    Tel: 07446 014188                          Email: alison@theyorkshireupholsterer.co.uk