Entries by Elisicia Moore

Humans of Petit: Junior

My name is Junior, I live in Victoria and I have been volunteering at Petit Miracles for almost 2 years. I initially came to Petit on a work experience placement. I enjoyed it a lot; I met new friends, learned new skills and really enjoyed the work I was doing and skills learned. After the […]

Humans of Petit: Federico

My name is Federico and I am from a town just outside of Rome. I recently completed a degree in Furniture Design. The qualification involved all the stages from initial concept of a piece, right through to creation. I was offered to come to England on a 6 month internship through my college and was […]

Humans of Petit: Abdul

Abdul is currently on a 6-month placement with Petit Miracles. Originally from Italy, Abdul studied furniture design with a specialized focus on construction. After 5 years studying he has decided to throw himself, not only into a working environment but also into another country, test what he has learnt. Within a short period of time […]

Humans of Petit: Kate Moore

I have always been interested in furniture and loved being creative but never really had the confidence to pursue it as a career. I saw an advert for an apprentice position at Petit Miracles and the rest is history! I am now general manager, my role includes Upholstery for the shop and bespoke orders, helping […]

Guest Blog Post by Annalise Winter

Fun Upcycling Ideas to Redecorate Your Home Sometimes it’s hard to part ways with your old things, especially if they hold sentimental value. But just like all other objects, they get worn out over time and begin to lose their purpose. Throwing them out straight away might be a hard thing to do, so why […]

Do It Yourself Upholstery Workshop

Turn Drab Into Fab! Learn how to traditionally upholster a drop-in seat. Taught by Lisa Perry Upholstery, you will end up with a fabulously reupholstered chair to take home. Skills covered Webbing up a frame Attaching hessian and bridle ties Inserting fibre Attaching calico, wadding and fabric Lisa Perry Upholstery Lisa Perry has been teaching upholstery […]

Furniture grading standards

The below standards have been created for the online sales of our vintage and pre-used furniture. We feel that grading the furniture keeps the transparency of quality high and customers can feel confident buying online. GRADING STANDARDS  Excellent condition: basically new and means that the piece was never used, new or near new and may come with […]

Vintage tea party with a twist

We would like to invite you to a special afternoon tea at our shop in West12 Shepherds Bush. We will provide tea and cake, an upcycling demonstration and workshop and children’s activities including storytelling and crafts. By joining us you will learn new skills, meet new people and help support a local charity at the […]