Great article on upholstery and costs.

kimiko232July 15, 2012

Great article on upholstery. Also, posted in the kitchen forum.

:)

Kim

Here is a link that might be useful: Emily Henderson

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gsciencechick

That's a great link; thanks. We will need to have our vintage sofa eventually redone, and right now I'm leaning towards cotton velvet.

Of course, getting this sofa to the upholsterer will be interesting. I found a great guy who did the channel back chair, but he is about 45 min away.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2012 at 8:28AM
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betsyhac

I completely agree with the part about finding a good upholsterer. I got a list of names at a fabric store and ended up with a wonderful little man from Argentina, who worked out of his home in a not so great section of town. I then looked and looked for fabric at all the local fabric stores, but after looking through books in his basement, found the perfect fabric for about half the cost of what I was looking at in the fabric stores. After all the time and agonizing, it's nice to have it work out so well.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2012 at 11:58AM
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deedee99

That was good. Thanks! Just pinned it for future reference.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2012 at 2:21PM
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