Edwardian Sofa

When we first opened 20 years ago, Edwardian sofas were popular. This was due to the fact they were small, comfortable and good for posture. The problem we sometimes had was that when the frames were stripped, the rails could be warped, full of wood worm or just broken beyond repair. Although its great to re-use old frames, they often have a life span which comes to an end. I think if a sofa has lasted 100 years then that's pretty good going! Sometimes it just isn't economically viable to replace rails and there is still no guarantee than once rails are replaced, the frame isn't wobbly!  Any wood we haven't used goes to a local artist who creates interesting pieces to sell, so the timber isn't wasted.

With this in mind and the fact they were a popular style, Mark decided to copy this style of sofa.  A beech hardwood frame, traditional coil sprung seat and feather cushions on top for comfort. The original Edwardian sofas didn't have cushions, just a sprung and stuffed seat. In the 21st century, most customers would find this too hard which is why we make feather cushions so its more forgiving. There is still the support with the traditional sprung seat. These sofas also have a higher seat which is good if you need a sofa that bit higher than some of the modern squishy sofas.

The fact they are small means they are perfect for home owners who live in a cottage, or smaller home. The proportions are correct for this type of property, and with slim arms, you can have a sofa which seats two quite easily.

We have a huge choice of fabrics so you can be assured that you won't have the exact same sofa as anyone else (unless you have two)

Stylish, practical and elegant.

Edwardian Sofa 

Edwardian sofa Pierre Frey

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