All posts tagged diy upholstery

Kick Out the Cliche: How to Take RV Or Trailer Upholstery From Trash To Treasure

There was already an accelerating trend toward the RV and mobile home lifestyle pre-pandemic. But now? Holy cow! As a professional upholsterer, you know better than anyone the stunning shift in demand for reupholstering RV and mobile homes — both for commercial and residential needs. 

Skip The Delays. Make Your Sofa Like New Today.

In the spirit of taking a bit of a “glass-half-full” approach to the current delays in getting new furniture we thought this would be a great time to revisit one of our favorite topics reupholstery.

Measuring 101: Get The Fabric You Need For The Furniture You Love

Because change is hard. And finding just the right furniture was a pain in the proverbial booty last time. Do you really need to go through that just because your furniture is beginning to look more frat house appropriate than chic or family friendly?

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Your Furniture’s new superpower: Crypton Fabrics

Take Crypton fabric, for instance. No, not Superman’s Planet Krypton. Though, it is kind of like a superhero. Allow us to introduce you.

Velvet Upholstery Couch

Need a Little Luxury Right Now? 5 Easy Ways to Use Velvet at Home

As cooler temps creep in, you might find yourself cranking the thermostat or snuggling up by the fireplace with a cup of cocoa. We crave coziness this time of year, and almost no fabric says cozy quite like velvet. Plus, velvet adds a certain air of sophistication and luxury, which is something we could all use a little bit of right now.

How to Reupholster a Chair Back

Learn how to upholster a chair back.

DIY Easy Ottoman Hack

Want to make your own custom ottoman? It’s shockingly easy with this upholstery hack.

Creating an Outdoor Oasis with Blues and Beiges

Looking for a relaxing vibe in your outdoor living space? Try working with blue and beige fabrics.

How to Get Rid of Stains in Furniture Fabric

In the perfect world, we’d all be so coordinated we’d never have to clean furniture ever. But we live in a world of messes. Messes we should know how to clean properly.

Understanding Upholstery Cleaning Designations

It’s fairly easy to understand how to clean fabrics, since fabrics carry cleaning codes set up by the Joint Industry Fabrics Standards Committee. Read on to learn how to clean different types of fabric.