Fabulous Fabric Fun

Selecting the fabrics for our cushions and soft furnishings is one of our favourite stages of planning the Summer and Winter changeovers at Donovans.

Gail comes up with a wild idea and then tells Daz all about it. Darryl then searches for suppliers for the right fabric and colour match to make it happen. We get to deal with some wonderful suppliers, and through the years we have come to cherish the wonderful friendships we have made.

Mark from Camm Upholstering in Moorabin has been with us since day one of Donovans. He makes us laugh and is such a wonderful craftsman. (And he has a crazy dog called Zyla!).

We also love the team at Wawrick Fabrics Australia. They make our life soooo easy. They are amazing and such nice people to deal with. Our 2016 Summer Change featured the beautiful red floral fabric on our Library chairs from Warwick Fabrics and the black and white stripe edging from Camm Upholstering.

For the 2017 Winter Change preparations we started collecting fabric swatches and samples for our ‘Gentleman’s Lounge’ theme. We chose a beautiful velvet…



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  1. I want to come to your beautiful restaurant. I’m going to book right now. It’s my husband’s birthday on the 23rd of June. So I will surprise him!
    We have been there, a while ago…
    Coming from Sydney, (not that there’s anything wrong with that)!!
    Can’t to wait see the ‘new you’ – judging from the photos it looks fabulous… We love Melbourne xx
    Cheers, Carol King. 😘

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