Upholstery Prices - Check the Details

Upholstery Prices - Check the Details

Some details that alter the cost of furniture re-upholstery.  From fabric to broken springs and a few things less obvious.  

Modern Furniture Upholstery Look - Older Method

Modern Furniture Upholstery Look - Older Method

Reviving an older furniture upholstery technique to extend a contemporary look when reupholstering traditional furniture.

Recovering Furniture or Reupholstering?

Recovering Furniture or Reupholstering?

Should I have my furniture reupholstered or recovered?  What is the difference?  Are they the same or is it just words?  Plus a glimpse of the Dark Side of upholstery practices.  With pictures.

Medical Exam Chairs Re-Upholstered Medford NJ

Medical Exam Chairs Re-Upholstered Medford NJ

A fast turn-around for a busy optometrist's practice in southern New Jersey

New Leather for Old Chairs

New Leather for Old Chairs

A deep upholstery makeover for some historic church chairs.  Lurking in the storage room for far too long, they now stand in their traditional place at the head of the sanctuary.

Vines and Lines: Using Fabric in Design

Vines and Lines: Using Fabric in Design

 A window treatment project becomes the basis for an exploration of contrasting design elements.  Do lines and vines contrast or complement?  Or, perhaps both - to everyone's delight!  Pictures and very nice fabrics.

Upholstery: Buttons, Channels, Tufts and Fabric

Upholstery: Buttons, Channels, Tufts and Fabric

What fabric can work with tufts?  What are channels?  A discussion of upholstery buttons, channels and tufts.  Lots of photos and some design tips about fabric choices for these upholstery styles.

Vintage Sofa as a Headboard?

Vintage Sofa as a Headboard?

The conversion of a vintage parlor sofa - and chairs - into a platform bed.  And a companion chair.  Furniture modification using custom refinishing and upholstery to add a unique statement to a Delaware shore guest room.

Upholstery: Gimp, Nails and Welting

Upholstery: Gimp, Nails and Welting

Uncertain about the edge finishing treatment for your furniture? Learn about three of the most common: gimp, nails and welting.  When and why are they used?

What Is Railroaded Fabric?

What Is Railroaded Fabric?

A brief illustration of the difference between 'railroaded' and 'up-the-roll' fabric patterns.  With visuals and a short discussion about why they matter for your furniture upholstery project (or not).