Holiday Home: Beginning Upholstery

Don’t wait too long to get into our Wednesday Night Upholstery Class. It’s time to get those grungy dining room chairs redone. Don’t wait another month. Read More

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Upholstery Club: Eclectic Chair’s Heather Linnitt from Leeds, England

Today, Upholstery Club interviews Heather Linnitt, founder and owner of Eclectic Chair, Leeds, England. Heather has developed a unique upholstery aesthetic that has fans clamoring for her designs. Her custom work isn’t too shabby either. Take a look!! Read More

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How to ReStyle a Goodwill Clock

While in the middle of a manic clock buying spree at every Goodwill store within 25 miles of my home, I whipped up this retro inspired hoop and spike clock made out of shims and floral rings with a $2.99 clock off the appliance shelf at my local Goodwill store. Read More

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Creative Re-Use: Rope Tire Ottoman

In my experience, almost anything can be turned into an ottoman. Using an old tire fits two bills; it’s a practical reuse for old tires, and it becomes the pleasing, round form for this natural rope ottoman. Read More

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How to Customize a Drum Lampshade in Less than an Hour

Let’s face it, you’ll probably get tired of a print lampshade before it wears out. It’s easy as pie to customize lampshades, and I’m not talking about those ugly calico prints and fringe laden shades from thirty years ago. You can remake any shade to look polished, sophisticated, and very custom! Read More

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A Taste of DIY Upholstery Bootcamp

Here’s an itty bitty taste of what goes on during Bootcamp! Read More

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DIY Upholstery Down Under

With the wonder of Google, aussie DIY-er Mandy found her way to ModHomeEc and got a little bit of help and inspiration in the DIY Upholstery arena. See how she pushed through and discovered she’s got what it takes. Read More

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New Fall Upholstery Classes

Tired of looking at that Goodwill chair over in the corner. Get yourself to upholstery class and learn how to transform it into a showpiece you’ll want to show your mother in law! Read More

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Real Women Can Upholster

Real women can do just about anything. Last weekend, five fabulous women traveled to Indianapolis to do a 3 Day Upholstery Bootcamp. Here, they tore down and built back up. Restored, Restyled, Repurposed. Bravo ladies!! Read More

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BEFORE: Blah Sewing Table Redesign

Look at this mediocre sewing table, good lines, no pizazz. Tomorrow, I’ll show you how to rev it up for bedroom bedazzlement. Read More

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Have You Tried Hot Upholstery?

Did you know that learning how to upholster used furniture is about as hot as it gets? Green too.
Our hot new summer schedule just rolled off the press.
Classes are open for registration.
Email us if you have any questions about our fun, air conditioned classes. Read More

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