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Fabric Smorgasbord at the Boston Design Center

By |2018-11-14T23:32:22+00:00October 31st, 2018|Design & Inspiration, Furniture Health & Sustainable Living, Natural Upholstery Materials|

'Purely natural' fibers remain an anomaly in the world of upholstery fabrics, so it took some digging to find the showrooms that had them on [...]

[video] How to Apply Decorative Nails in Upholstery

By |2018-08-30T15:00:49+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Design & Inspiration, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Are you up for the challenge? It's a tedious business hammering 400 decorative upholstery nails, evenly spaced and in a straight line. Watch this video [...]

Go-Wild! Chair Workshop

By |2017-06-03T13:31:45+00:00August 16th, 2016|Design & Inspiration, Upholstery Classes & Workshops, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Leslie applies home-made lavender glue to a fabric-wrapped detail on her chair. Transform any chair from drab to fab - how about [...]

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Should I Re-upholster my Old Chair or Buy New?

By |2017-06-03T13:31:46+00:00July 14th, 2016|Design & Inspiration, Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

To Re-upholster or not to Re-upholster? That is the Question. If we're talking about your favorite vintage chair or sofa, re-upholstery is the perfect choice to [...]