Jen’s Sofa

This is the story of Jen’s “new” sofa. About a year ago, I reupholstered a chair and a settee for my good friend Jen. They were both Craig’s list finds that needed considerable work (frame repair, spring tying, new cushions.) We met to discuss fabric, costs, and style changes. The chair was a great size and … Continue reading Jen’s Sofa

How to make upholstery your career (and whether or not you really want to.)

As a professional upholsterer, I sometimes hear things like, "Oh you are so LUCKY! This is my dream job!!!" I suppose professional knitters and bakers and florists do too. And believe me, I get it - I DO have a very cool job. I get to work with beautiful fabrics and tear apart old interesting … Continue reading How to make upholstery your career (and whether or not you really want to.)