“The Somewhat-Secret Upholstery Experiment.”

Last summer, I was in the throes of opening my own shop. I wanted to try something new. We decided to call it ...  "Advanced Group." . . .Or "Studio Share". Or . . . "Tuesdays." Okay, I guess we never really settled on a name. Let's just call it, "The Somewhat-Secret Upholstery Experiment." With … Continue reading “The Somewhat-Secret Upholstery Experiment.”

5 Reasons to attend: “Advanced Upholstery Masterclass”

Next month, I'll be hitting the road with Steve Cone for our Advanced Upholstery Masterclass. On July 15th, we'll be in Sioux Falls, South Dakota teaching at Design Works Studio. A week later, on July 22nd, we'll be up in Outing, Minnesota at Anna's Alterations, Restorations and Upholstery. I love teaching. I love meeting students, … Continue reading 5 Reasons to attend: “Advanced Upholstery Masterclass”

Teacher Jen’s Chair

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis I need to tell you about Teacher Jen, but I don't know where to start. Teacher Jen is amazing. As my son, Ian told me one … Continue reading Teacher Jen’s Chair