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Looking For A Great Upholstery Fabric Vendor?

Who’s your go-to upholstery fabric vendor?   Mine has not changed in about 20  years. The Greenhouse Fabrics Guru’s have really taken an active role in their clients' businesses.  When I first began offering upholstery fabric to my clients I had only been in business a few years.  I reached out to several upholstery fabric vendors and most of them said, “sorry you don’t have any sales history”.  How am I supposed to get [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Upholstery|

Reupholstering A Wing Back Chair With Two Fabrics

Enjoy our LIVE videos where I share how I upholstered this Wing Back Chair Reupholstering A Wing Back Chair Can I say am hooked on Craigs List and Facebook Market Place?  This could become an addiction to add to my upholstery addiction! So I drove 3 hours to pick up this little beauty... yep all the way to Albany NY area.  I choose this pink chenille [...]

By |May 19th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Facebook, Live Events, Upholstery|

Upholstering An Eastlake Chair

Enjoy our LIVE videos where I share how I upholstered this Eastlake Chair Reupholstering An Eastlake Chair I love the pieces you can find in facebook market place, don't you?  I purchased 3 small chairs for $70 and this little cutie was one of them.  I'm thinking they would look nice around a dining room table. The fabrics I used for this project are from Greenhouse [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Facebook, Live Events, Upholstery|

Video Tutorials Enhanced My Hands-On Learning Experience

Spending time learning something new Why do we always put ourselves last when decorating our homes? I spoke to Donna Cash of Designs By Donna and found out that yes, Donna would travel for her hands-on teaching!  I was so excited to host her 3-day bedding class. Donna and I picked the date and began to let everyone know our plan. With little effort, we immediately had 4 other students signed up to attend [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Upholstery|

Hands-On Training Is The Only Way To Learn Upholstery. Right?

What is the best way to learn a new skill? It really depends on who you ask. Some people learn best by reading, others by listening to instruction and watching videos, and many others believe attending a class live and in person only way to learn. It's a fact, everyone learns differently. And while hands-on upholstery training is undoubtedly a great way to learn, it is not necessarily the easiest or best way [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: Upholstery|
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