Blog

  • Online courses with Make It In Design

    Did you know that we offer two collaborative online courses with Make It In Design?     Reloved's Simion and renowned surface pattern designer, st...
  • Parker Knoll Statesman

    Here at Reloved Upholstery, Simion specialises in renovating midcentury chairs, in particular his signature chair – the Parker Knoll Statesman. Si...
  • BBC One’s Money for Nothing: Tulip chairs

    Here’s the big reveal of Simion's latest transformation for BBC One's Money For Nothing: this pair of stunning Tulip chairs. Saved from landfill b...
  • Reloved Works

    Hello friends, I hope you're all safe and well. I wanted to pop on here today because I'm super proud to be launching our fantastic new website! To...
  • Reclaim Magazine Column, Simion Hawtin-Smith

    I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I now have a monthly column in the wonderful Reclaim magazine. It’s funny, I was once the interviewee. No...
  • BBC’s Money for Nothing – that’s a wrap!

    Do you want to know my best bit about my work being on the BBC’s Money for Nothing tv show? Apart from working with presenters Sarah Moore, Jay and...
  • Bring Your Own - Upholstery

    Who doesn’t love a bit of ‘BYO’ from time-to-time? Well, next month at the Reloved Upholstery workshop in Stockport, I’ll be running a ‘bring your ...
  • The Ottomini at Grand Designs Live

    Last week I loaded up the van and headed up to London for Grand Designs Live to showcase the ottomini.  I’ve visited the show heaps of times, but a...
  • That’s a wrap! Farewell series four MfN

    21st April 2018 Series four of BBC’s Money for Nothing has come to an end, and what an amazing experience it’s been for me and Gyspy!  I’ve worke...
  • Spring and summer upholstery course dates

    7th April 2018 More upholstery courses for spring and summer Following the success of my January and February courses.  I have added some more da...
  • Rugs: sustainable and ethical design


  • Parker Knoll Statesman a reclining chair for Peter

    10th February 2018 They say that time flies when you’re having fun. That is certainly the case for me, and my latest customer. Her story demonstr...