The Upholstery Life
Living “The Upholstey Life” can often times bring up questions. We have created videos to help you get some answers along the way in your upholstery journey. We are also including stories from other upholsterers including some of our members. I hope you enjoy the Upholstery Life Channel and will share your journey with us. Happy upholstering!
Can I Reupholster Over The Old Materials?
Why would you choose not to start with a bare frame? You and your client
Take Before Pictures Of Your Upholstery Project
A picture says a thousand words, even in your upholstery project Let's talk about taking pictures of your projects before you begin tearing them down. Bill and I have always taken pictures of every upholstery project before we begin to tear down.
Fabric Terms – Railroaded And Up the Roll
One question I hear often - and it's really hard to help students or anybody just starting out in upholstery understand this - is how to go about picking that first upholstery project that you should work on.
What Upholstery Staple Gun Should I Buy?
Tips for choosing an upholstery staple gun and staples. Many of our membership and workshop students will ask us, "which staple gun is
Connecting Air Compressor Staple Guns and Hoses
"What parts do I need to connect my air compressor, staple gun, and hose together?" To answer this frequently asked question Bill and
DIY Air Compressor Repairs For Under $20
Kim says “Everybody needs a Bill!” Having your air compressor develops a problem in the middle of a project is frustrating, to say
Meet Deana owner of Sewphisticated Upholstery
Sewphisticated Upholstery grew out of Deana's love for beautiful fabrics and timeless pieces of furniture. In recent years she
Meet Amy owner of Weathered and Worn Home Interiors
Furniture flipping and recycling is Amys art form and she does it oh so well! Meet Amy Sharpe owner
Meet Donna owner of Designs By Donna Atlanta
Donna and I became friends several years ago when she was a teacher at The Sewing and Upholstery Retreat