Traditional Upholstery of Period and Antique Furniture by

Vanessa Pascan

Using traditional craft methods and materials Vanessa Pascan specializes in the upholstery of period and antique furniture. After a 5 year apprenticeship and a total of 8 years practicing traditional upholstery Vanessa has the highly specialized skills and experience to transform a wide range of furniture. She is an upholsterer who can also arrange for full restoration. Collection from anywhere in Bedford, Bedfordshire shire is free, and by negotiation from other counties, including Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire.

Victorian button back armchair with out turned scrolled arms, stuffed with finest quality horse hair and upholstered in John Singleton green chenille Italian guilt wood chairs with shaped upholstered back. Re-upholstered for a museum. Edwardian Ladies chair with Deep buttoned back. Fully repaired and restored. Frame polished. Pink Linwood fabric upholstery with a wide trim.

Victorian button back armchair upholstered in green chenille

Italian guilt wood chairs with shaped upholstered back

Edwardian ladies chair with pink Linwood fabric upholstery

Victorian balloon back armchair with scrolled feet and arm pads. Re-upholstered using discontinued Linwood fabric. Folding campaign chair with separate cushion and rust red Damask upholstery.  Pincushion seat and Back reupholstered with matching fabric. Padded backrest. Repaired wood filled and polished. Iron back chair with deep buttoned back and sides. Gold velvet upholstery, Hessian foundation, stitched fibre and calico layers.  On these types of chairs, each layer is stitched to the iron frame as no tacks can be used on the iron structure.

Victorian ballonback armchair, re-upholstered using Linwood fabric

Campaign chair with red Damask upholstery. Iron back chair with gold velvet upholstery.

2006, Vanessa Pascan

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