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Benefits of WoolWool check arm chair

Benefits of Wool

Wool has been used by humans for thousands of years, from ancient civilisation right through to the modern day. Here are a few facts about nature’s best-loved fibre.

24 Dec, 2016 by Heather Maskill

How we make our furnitureRed velvet sofa

How we make our furniture

The furniture we make is based on traditional methods and materials. Hardwood beech is traditionally used in making frames, so that’s what we use. We do this because we want our furniture to last a lifetime. We don’t make it to throw away and start again in a few years time. Some people think they […]

20 Jan, 2017 by Heather Maskill

Bespoke footstoolsTartan wool footstool

Bespoke footstools

We always think bespoke sounds expensive, but in reality, we think our bespoke footstools offer great value for money. We make all our footstool frames, which means we are cutting timber anyway, its what we do! The final cost of a bespoke footstool depends on three things: the size, the legs and the fabric you […]

14 Feb, 2017 by Heather Maskill

Our story

Our story

It’s our 16th birthday in May. I’m not sure where those years have gone but I thought I would share some of it with you. Mark and I met whilst I was working for Yellow Pages, yes the days when the book was so thick you could barely lift it! He was upholstering and selling […]

13 Mar, 2017 by Heather Maskill

Happy 16th birthday to usJean Paul Gaultier

Happy 16th birthday to us

Its our 16th birthday this Bank Holiday weekend. Yep 16 years since we opened our doors. When we first opened we sold a lot of Victorian and Edwardian re-upholstered furniture, but as times have changed, Mid Century is the current trend, and as I’ve said in previous blogs, we make a lot of our furniture […]

27 May, 2017 by Heather Maskill