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Independant Designers...

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Support Local Artists

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Statement chairs

Upholstery Art

Profile list

BUC Fabric suppliers: (Click on the links to browse the individual websites)

All our fabric sample books are at our Work/Shop premises: 

186 Wells Road BS42AL


Please place all orders through the course manager, by emailing the correct details to:



Allow 5 - 10 working weeks for delivery and have a ‘back up’ favourite incase the fabric has been discontinued.


Story about designers - their location - links to other products and services etc.

When choosing fabrics you will need to consider - Budget, colour, pattern repeat, durability and fabric type, suitable for the job it has to do. Here are some tips.


As upholsterers we have a legal requirement to make sure all items we upholster are safe for domestic use. When selecting your fabric, not only do you need to consider the ‘type’ of fabric suitable for the style or shape of the chair, if you are planning on selling your item, or wish to have it in your own home, you need to consider Fire Safety requirements too.


Most Fabrics can be treated. This needs to be specified at the point of ordering and can take 3 weeks to be returned from the manufacturer.

To save time, we select either an already ‘FR Treated’ fabric (indicated on the product description or fabric label, or we order a fabric that is made up of over 75% natural materials, and use an Interliner.

Be careful when printing your own design fabric - 100% polyester is best quality but not fireproof!


FIRA Fire Saftey Guide for Upholsterers 

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