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Small pair of Parker Knoll chairs

£50.00

A perfect project

A great opportunity for you to personally create a unique pair of small chairs styled by you for your home during our upholstery classes. Please note the price is £50 pair but we would be happy to seperate them if you only want one.

Find out what you will learn below.

SKU: Small Original Pair Parker Knoll Chairs
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What you will learn

You will learn how to make a new cushions with or without zip in your chosen fabric and fill with new foam (soft or firm to suit your preference). You will need to use a sewing machine so some previous ‘how to’ knowledge with a sewing machine is advisable. Your completed cushion can be made with or without decorative piping.

 

The springs on these chairs have lost their springiness so we will guide you on how to replace them with new.

 

The wooden frame is in good structural condition however the old tinted varnish that was fashionable back in the day when it was new is begining to show signs of wear.  We can guide you on how to strip back the varnish to reveal the original pale wood underneath which looks lovely once oiled and waxed. (See photos below for examples).

 

The back of the chair is fixed Upholstery (no sewing machine required in this process). You will learn how to replace the old filling and stuffing with new and recover using core upholstery techniques in your chosen fabric.

 

Here are some before and after photos of a pair of Parker Knolls chairs (simular in style) from a previous project to give you an idea of how it could look.

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Depending on your skill level, we would estimate around 8 – 12 weeks to complete this project. Maybe less if you are keen to work on your chair at home between classes.

Before you buy

You are most welcome make an appointment to visit the chairs at workshop and meet us for a face to face chat before purchasing. Please note you are buying the chairs only and materials and fabrics needed to transform this chair can be purchased during the classes or we can point you in the right direction to some of our favourite upholstery suppliers to ensure you achive your perfect look.

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