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.

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 [...]

Green Upholstery Cushions for a Vintage Airstream

By |2018-08-30T21:45:01+00:00April 26th, 2016|Natural Upholstery Materials, Uphol-stories, Upholstery Health & Sustainable Living|

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 [...]

[video] Tool Demo: Cutting Foam for Upholstery Cushions

By |2020-04-02T15:41:13+00:00March 30th, 2016|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Watch a quick video that demonstrates three different tools for cutting upholstery foam - a pair of sturdy shears, a meat carving knife and an [...]

[video] How to Stretch Upholstery Webbing using a Gooseneck Stretcher

By |2017-10-18T04:04:24+00:00November 12th, 2015|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

Repair your own furniture: instructions and a simple tool Many home furniture repair projects require a simple fix of replacing the webbing that supports the [...]

Latex Foam as a Sustainable Option for Upholstered Furniture

By |2020-03-18T17:02:40+00:00May 31st, 2015|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Health & Sustainable Living|

Is Latex Foam Sustainable for People and the Planet? This is a question I've been pondering more often of late. We're not talking about latex [...]

What’s Inside: Upholstery Layers

By |2021-12-30T21:22:55+00:00May 24th, 2015|Natural Upholstery Materials, Upholstery Tips, Techniques & Repair|

The Challenge: Replacing old upholstery layers with safe & healthy materials. Here's a familiar story from an eco- and health-conscious person who recently sent me these chair photos: [...]

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