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Who is Sonnaz Nooranvary on The Repair Shop?

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After moving to a primetime slot on BBC, The Repair Shop has become a massive hit, with viewers loving the series which helps people restore beloved items to their former glory. One of the show's experts, Sonnaz Nooranvary, has quickly become a fan favourite - but how much do you know about her? Find out everything you need to know here... 

Who is Sonnaz Nooranvary? 

Sonnaz regularly features on the show as an upholsterer. The British-Iranian TV personality hails from Pamphill, Dorset, and became interested in upholstery after dropping out of studying Law at university to undergo an apprenticeship in the skill at Sunseeker yachts - which definitely worked out very well for her!

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Sonnaz is part of The Repair Shop team

What does Sonnaz Nooranvary do when not on The Repair Shop?

Sonnaz now owns her own company, Sonnaz Limited, which she founded in 2011. According to their website, the company aims "to bring fabulousness and craftsmanship into every space we possibly can". It continues: "Reupholstery and restoration will always be areas we remain deeply passionate about. For those who commission either of these services, the craftsmanship that goes into all aspects ultimately prevents treasured items ending their usefulness in landfill. They live on to tell stories about their current owners, past generations, long-lost families and all manner of historical backdrops." 

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Sonnaz often shares snaps of her work on social media

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The talented upholster regularly shares snaps of her projects on Twitter and Instagram, and recently opened up about working on projects during the lockdown. She wrote: "Happy weekend everyone. Aged & still beautiful, this is one of many reasons why we love restoration & reupholstery of antique & treasured items. What are you working on this weekend at home? Face with monocle I don’t know about you, I find so much freedom in creating things." 

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Is Sonnaz Nooranvary on social media? 

As we said before, Sonnaz is indeed on Facebook and Twitter, and often shares gorgeous photos of her amazing projects, from antique chairs to modern, classic furnishing. She always shares fun behind-the-scenes snaps from her time on The Repair Shop. You can follow her on Instagram @sonnaz_, and on Twitter @sonnaz_. 


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