Wild and Wooly Upholstery Bootcamp #3

Bootcamp #3 brought six out of towners together for eighteen plus hours of tearing down, building up, padding out, sewing and stapling fun. Read More

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Upholstery Bootcamp Preview

Just a preview of the projects that happened this weekend. Read More

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Upholsterer’s Lock and Load Rolling Workbench

You’d be amazed by how crucial it is to have the right sized tables and sawhorses for different aspects of upholstery. Paco Quintana and I came up with one of the best workbenches I’ve ever had. And the best part is that the wheels lock when necessary and it rolls under a larger table when not in use. The marriage of functionality and efficient use of space make this design worth recreating. Read More

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How To Make, Sew and Attach Fabric Covered Welt Cord

If you’ve wrestled with fabric covered welt cord and don’t exactly know how to make it, stitch it and finish the ends, see how easy it really is. Your projects will have the look and feel of professionally done upholstery, chairs, window seats, throw pillows, floor pillows, ottomans and more. Read More

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Upholstery Copycat: The Godfrey Chair

Here is a step by step list of what you need in order to copycat the Jonathon Adler Godfrey Chair. As for the upholstery process, let me lend a hand. Read More

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My Button Pillow in Country Living Magazine

I always wondered what it would be like to see your projects in a glossy magazine when you stand in the checkout line. I can’t wait to go stand in line at Whole Foods and browse through the September issue of Country Living. Page 59 specifically. Read More

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