Upholsterer’s Guide to Natural Materials

By | 2018-05-31T21:53:00+00:00 May 9th, 2018|diy upholstery, green home, natural upholstery materials|

Are you planning an upholstery project that will replace petroleum-based urethane foam with non-toxic natural latex foam? or replacing polyester batting with wool batting as [...]

[video] How to Measure your Natural Latex Cushion for Wool Batting

By | 2017-10-11T15:31:18+00:00 July 29th, 2017|diy upholstery, green home|

Watch this video and download the companion worksheet for step-by-step instructions for calculating how much wool batting you will need to book-wrap your latex foam cushion: [...]

Interpreting the CA Flame Retardants Standard for Upholstered Furniture

By | 2017-06-03T13:31:46+00:00 August 15th, 2016|diy upholstery, green home, natural upholstery materials|

With the new flame retardants test, is it only the outer upholstery fabric which should pass the test, or does it apply the filling materials [...]

Green Upholstery Cushions for a Vintage Airstream

By | 2017-06-03T13:31:46+00:00 April 26th, 2016|design & inspiration, green home, natural upholstery materials|

In honor of Earth Day 2016, here's a compelling story of one person who is Taking the sustainable lifestyle on the road. James Berroya began renovating his 1969 Airstream [...]

Tool Demo: Cutting Foam for Upholstery Cushions

By | 2017-06-03T13:31:46+00:00 March 30th, 2016|diy upholstery, green home, natural upholstery materials|

Watch a quick video that demonstrates two different tools for cutting upholstery foam - a meat carving knife and an upholsterer's foam saw. Subscribe now to receive [...]