Natural upholstery materials include 100% natural latex foam, premium wool batting, organic cotton batting and organic cotton ticking fabric, all non-toxic alternatives to ‘conventional’ upholstery materials. Learn all about these four materials and how to use them in your upholstery project – whether you’re a diy maker or a professional, these videos and tutorials will give you a jump start on creating healthy upholstery for yourself or your clients.

Upholstery in the ‘New’ Economy

By |2020-04-17T13:02:38+00:00April 14th, 2020|Design & Inspiration, Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Health & Sustainable Living|

What lies beyond COVID-19? I want to share a vision for Upholstery's future, but first I want to acknowledge that things are far from normal [...]

Fabric Smorgasbord at the Boston Design Center

By |2020-06-14T20:38:51+00:00October 31st, 2018|Design & Inspiration, Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Health & Sustainable Living|

'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] Cotton Batting or Wool Batting for Upholstery?

By |2019-11-14T19:55:51+00:00June 29th, 2018|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

What's the Difference? DEFINITION OF BATTING There's a lot of confusion around what the different upholstery battings look and feel like, as well as what [...]

[video] Upholstery Cushion Battings – Best Practices

By |2018-08-30T15:00:06+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

3 tips for using cushion-wrap battings in upholstery Do I HAVE to use batting in my upholstery project? (A. it is highly recommended, and here's [...]

[video] 5 Essential Non-toxic Materials for Your Upholstery Project

By |2018-08-30T20:40:21+00:00June 8th, 2018|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Learn about five essential non-toxic materials you can use in your upholstery project. A Sample Box is the perfect way to feel them for yourself! NaturalUpholstery.com [...]

Upholsterer’s Guide to Natural Materials

By |2019-10-02T16:39:06+00:00May 9th, 2018|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

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] DIY Dining Chair Upholstery Project with Plans

By |2020-04-24T15:13:35+00:00December 8th, 2017|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Ready for a fresh new look for your dining chairs? Watch this video for complete step-by-step instructions to DIY your dining chair upholstery project like a [...]

[video] How to Cut Latex Foam for Upholstery

By |2019-10-17T20:16:00+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

  Watch the video to see three Ways to cut Natural Latex Foam for Upholstery: Upholstery saw Electric carving knife Sturdy shears Subscribe to our [...]

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