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Upholstery through history

Upholstery is nothing new, and in fact “upholsterer” is a very archaic term, though it seems it originally referred to repairing furniture, rather than to “upholstery” as we understand it now. In 18th-century London, upholstery was a very common practice. Shortly after it became very common in the US too. Furniture reupholstery continues to be […]

Queen seeking ‘outstanding’ curtain maker and soft furnishings upholsterer

Upholstery makes the news, and it makes it big! We are talking of the Queen herself, seeking an “outstanding” curtain maker and soft furnishings upholsterer to keep up to scratch more than one thousand rooms at her palaces. https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/780554/queen-elizabeth-II-job-vacancy-windsor-castle-curtain-furnishings-upholsterer It isn’t every day that upholstery makes it to the front page of the national papers, […]

Leather sofa beyond repair?

Are you sure? Every sofa and armchair can be re-upholstered, as far as you are dealing with an experienced upholsterer! Why not check out the before/after upholstery section of our site. We promise you that re-upholstery will surprise you. We have many years of experience working as an upholsterer in Edinburgh. Call RM Upholstery today, […]

American National Upholstery Association – chair re-covering Edinburgh

Great resource for all things upholstery, and well worth a visit for anyone interested in this field: https://nationalupholsteryassociation.org/ The National Upholstery Association’s mission is to support and advance the field of professional upholstery providing continuing education and a variety of business resources. Although this only covers the United States, it is a very impressive website […]

Upholstery makes the news

…though this is not for RM Upholstery Edinburgh, the attention is on nothing but the Queen herself, who has been looking for an ‘outstanding’ soft furnishings upholsterer. https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/780554/queen-elizabeth-II-job-vacancy-windsor-castle-curtain-furnishings-upholsterer So there you have it, sometimes even upholstery makes it to front page of a national paper. If you want to have upholstery following the example of […]