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Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

Karmann Ghia

Stock seats & panels retrimmed in burgandy leather. Headliner trimmed in grey West Of England wool cloth. The original carpets were left.

Thursday, 20 January 2011 00:00

Bad Habbit

Missy Manda's from The Paintbox "Bad Habit" Karmann Ghia. Seats & door panels trimmed in black vinyl with pink metal flake vinyl diamond stitch inserts. The car was featured in Ultra VW back in 2005

Tuesday, 11 January 2011 00:00

54 Oval Beetle No Longer In Crisis !

Yep, it's "that" infamous car from the TV series, and we were given the task of completey retrimming it from scratch. This included restyling the rear seat with rolled top/front and XR3 Recaro seats in the front, all trimmed in Alpaca (beige) leather with Alfa Romeo style twin stitching. The front and rear panels are also trimmed in matching leather and stitching. The headlining is Caramel West Of England 100% wool cloth with Oatmeal square weave carpet throughout.

Saturday, 04 December 2010 00:00

1303 Headliner & Carpets

Perforated vinyl headliner and square weave carpet. We do not use kits. Everything you see is individually tailored, hand cut and fitted to each vehicle.

Monday, 08 November 2010 00:00

'55 Oval Seats & Door Panels

These are the latest from our workshop. The seats are totally rebuilt and trimmed in biscuit leather. We have made new door panels also finished in biscuit leather with new aluminium trim strips.

Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

1970 1302 Cabriolet

This 1970 1302 cabriolet has been fitted with a new grey headliner, internal wading bag and a black mohair hood. The hood frame has been extensively reconditioned by The Paintbox, before we fitted new rear & front wooden bows, hood latches and new seals. The front and rear seats have been totally retrimmed in burgundy leather with door panels to match. To complete the interior, a full set of grey square weave carpets with black herringbone binding have been hand made and fitted along with sound proofing underfelt and a parcel shelf.

Tuesday, 05 October 2010 00:00

Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

We realised today that we didn't have many photos of Karmann Ghia's that we have worked on. So we had a quick search on the internet and found Craig McKenzie's website, which is dedicated to his beautiful Ghia cabriolet that we trimmed in 2001.

You can check out the car and more photos at

Wednesday, 29 September 2010 00:00

1970 Savannah Beige Beetle

This 1970 Savannah Beige beetle  has been fully trimmed and fitted with a new retro looking radio. Seats are Porsche and have been trimmed in black PVC with basket weave inserts. Panels are trimmed in matching black PVC with original type pattern. The rear seat has been modified to reflect the style and pattern of the Porsche front seats. Behind the rear seat there is a custom built-in parcel shelf/storage area where the rear speakers are fitted. The headliner is beige West of England 100% wool cloth. To finish the interior it has been carpeted in biscuit square weave carpet with cloth herringbone binding.

Monday, 13 September 2010 00:00

Lotus white '67 Beetle

The seats and interior panels are trimmed  in Mocca vinyl following a stock style, 100% wool cloth West of England headliner and carpet in biscuit square weave with cloth tape binding.

Saturday, 11 September 2010 00:00

It's Not Just Cars !

Louis'Moon inspired Diamondback BMX. Fully customised, with pearl white diamond stitched vinyl banana seat.

Thursday, 09 September 2010 00:00

Gold Plated Ducati

Going through some old pictures, we came across this photo of a gold plated Ducati that was commissioned by the Royal Jeweller Garrards, for the Sultan of Brunei in the 90s. We trimmed the saddle in blue leather.

Monday, 23 August 2010 00:00

Texas Brown '53 Zwitter

Seats and matching panels are trimmed in black vinyl with tweed fat biscuit inserts. The Headliner is 100% woolcloth West of England  with  German Sonnenland ragtop. The carpet German square weave with cloth tape binding throughout.

Seats, cushions and panels trimmed in burgundy vinyl with burgundy tweed diamond stitch inserts. The headliner is 100% wool cloth beige West Of England.

Photos by Gwynn Clark courtesy of Ultra VW Magazine.

Friday, 09 July 2010 00:00

Triple White Cabriolet

Seats, door panels, headliner and hood in pure white vinyl, with grey German square weave carpet

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

Red Stripe Promo Bus

Seats, door panels and other internal coverings trimmed in a mixture of red & white vinyl, with a grey 100% wool cloth West Of England headliner.

Interior woodwork by Interior Motive (

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