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Riches in the Niches

A couple years ago, I traveled to Denver for a Craftsy Instructor Summit. I met AAAAAAAAAAAmazing people, plenty of them. But one in particular stands

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DIY Upholstery Sawhorses

Working on furniture is much easier when you have sawhorses that are appropriately designed for the task –Today, we’re going to show you how to

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In praise of (self) teaching

I once saw “creativity” explained in neurological terms as the ability to take new information and rapidly connect it existing information. This, in a nutshell,

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There are Always Flowers

I’ve been reflecting lately on the phenomena of depression era furniture. It’s one of my favorite time periods in American upholstery, actually – I love

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Dear students, colleagues and friends

We have made the difficult decision to close FLC. To read more about what this means, click here. Thank you for the opportunity to be part of your upholstery training journey over the last 6+ years – we can’t think of any community we are more proud to be a part of.

Sincerely, 

Cynthia Bleskachek & The FLC Team