Books : reviews

Cherry Dobson.
The Upholstery Bible: complete step-by-step techniques for professional results.
David and Charles. 2009

Complete resource for furniture upholsterers of all abilities

Features easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions for a wide range of practical upholstery projects, from fixing buttons to stripping and recovering entire chairs.

Learn essential upholstery skills at your own pace, with advice on basics such as using tools and choosing the right stitches and textiles.

Use the ‘Cutting Plans’ section as a guide to plan how to measure your project and how to cut fabric to minimize the quantity you have to buy.