What sofa companies allow you to customize skirt and arms?

bnicebkindSeptember 14, 2008

In some of the magazines I have looked at, I sometimes see a sofa where the skirt is box pleated across the front. I also want English arms. What manufacturer's offer customizing the skirts in such a way?

Also, would you do this on a living room sofa, or do you think it is too fussy or too much, and would not stand the test of time? Is simple better in other words?

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huango

I'm not sure what quality level you're looking for, but I know Bassett furniture can customize arms and skirts.

Amanda

    Bookmark   September 14, 2008 at 9:34AM
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western_pa_luann

Williams Sonoma Home features custom sofas on the cover of their latest catalog...

Here is a link that might be useful: Beekman custom

    Bookmark   September 14, 2008 at 5:00PM
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sonepi

You can also customize a couple of sofas at Norwalk Furniture.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2008 at 8:44PM
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auntimaryann

King Hickory is another manufacturer that allows changes - It's called the Creative Rooms Collection. I purchased sofas 16 years ago and have been very pleased with them. They do have 8 way hand tied springs and all American made.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2008 at 8:46AM
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lmckay

Pearson has a personal preference program where you can customize skirts, arms, and the look of the cushions.

Hickory Chair also has a lot of options. They even allow you to submit your own skirt design if you know of something you would prefer over what they normally offer.

I think Century has a program as well, but I haven't used it before so I don't know as much about it.

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 10:20AM
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bobismyuncle

I got a Key City last year and it was like a Chinese menu:
pick arms, pick skirt style, pick cushion style, etc.

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 6:48PM
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ceecie

Smith Brothers & Bassett will let you customize...arm style, skirt vs 3 or 4 leg types (not sure about skirt type), type of back pillows. I didn't find the Smith Brothers website to be very helpful compared to Bassett.

I posted today asking for a comparison of quality for these two companies.

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 8:26PM
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thecollector

Southwood Furniture has an excellent program which is very aggressively priced in the first four grades of fabric.. Its called Design Your Own, and typically a sofa will sell for under $ 2,000 in those first four fabric grades

Here is a link that might be useful: Southwood Design Your Own

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 10:32PM
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txnewmommy

Massoud will allow you to do this. I have several of their pieces and they are of excellent quality & have held up well in my active household. They make everything in Dallas, Texas!

Here is a link that might be useful: Massoud Furniture

    Bookmark   February 12, 2009 at 3:41PM
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