Picture framing, gilding, decorative finishes and upholstery

Traditional upholstery for beginners with Richard Ricardo

Ref: S3D08117




Upholster your own chair with a drop-in seat. Learn how to fix webbing, make the seat stuffing, cover it in calico and add fabric covering. The tutor will demonstrate all processes and give invaluable insights into the trade.


Richard Ricardo

Richard Ricardo has an international reputation for fine art antique upholstery. His passion for furniture was born during childhood visits to aristocratic relatives in the stately homes of Yorkshire. After an eight-year apprenticeship in fine art upholstery with a prestigious London firm, he set up his own business, Richard Ricardo Upholstery, in 1985.


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