Mary Cowdry qualified as a traditional upholsterer in 2014 and set up Mary's Chairs. From a young age she was fascinated with fabric, colour and loved to make things for her home and friends. Her hobby has now become her passion and she is in the process of building her dream workshop where upholstery, sewing, rug making and all aspects of fabric creativity can happen under one roof. "Meeting new friends and sharing the joy of creation is my greatest pleasure".
After years of wanting to try traditional upholstery Christine did a one week holiday course in early 2014. By the end of the first day a passion was born. She went on to do the 2 year Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers Traditional Upholstery Course at Rycotewood Furniture Centre, Oxford gaining a distinction in both years. Christine loves fabric, sewing and many crafts making upholstery the perfect combination of her passion and skills.