Upholstered Victorian Settee Upholstered In Designers Guild Fabric

This piece has an interesting story. I had a call from a woman who had an offer for me. She wanted to do a trade. Would I do a design consultation in exchange for a settee she had sitting in her basement? There had been an article in our large daily paper ,The Toronto Star, about what I was doing with furniture, and she thought I might be the perfect person to have it. Of course, I jumped at the chance. It was a 1880's Victorian piece, and when I got it it had been stripped, and was ready to be transformed.

It was hand painted in magenta, and then distressed in a copper. I used 6 different Tricia Guild fabric's, imported from England that sell from 400-550.00 a yard. the textures are, cut velvets, embroidered silks, and woven damask silks. The piece has a beautiful and commanding rose in the center and the frame has detailed engraved details.

Re-Purposed vintage chairs are rebuilt and upholstered using multiple fabrics from famous English designer Tricia Guild. Reminiscent of well known American design company Mackenzie Child's, except everyone is vintage and one of a kind. You can choose from a vast array of fabrics in colours of the rainbow and available chair frames to customize your own masterpiece. If you have a chair that you would like to upholster I can also provide the fabrics and a list of instructions for your upholster.

Take advantage of the 50% off clearance sale on exclusive designer fabrics that are only available through interior designers. Fabrics can be bought in color and pattern groupings if you are looking to spice up your home with new draperies, upholstered furniture or beautiful custom cushions.



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