Upholstery Blog

Do You Need A Cushion refilling service?

Avoid unnecessary expense and potential stress and saving time and money by opting for a cushion refilling service instead. It may be a pity to discard your favorite sofa because of its poor condition or damaged cushions due to years of wear and tear. Instead of having to buy a new one, you can simply have it repaired or have it refilled. You just need to contact a professional company that offers these services and make a down payment....

Which Upholstery Foam is Right for Me?

So you’ve decided to pick up a couple of upholstery products around your house. You went to the store or looked online, looked for the upholstery foam aisle, and proceeded to question all of your life decisions. There are a ton of different foam options, and it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Not to fear, we’ve laid on some of the basics of upholstery foam to make your project easier. Not all foams are created equal When you first started...

Your Guide to Cushion Cover Fitting Services

Made To Measure Foam Cushions And Covers When you think about things that you use daily, your phone or toothbrush are items that probably come to mind, but would you ever think to put your cushions on that list? Everything from your sofa to your window seat has cushioning, and perhaps surprisingly, your cushions can quite literally make or break you. Uncomfortable cushions can make you achy and sore every day. Who wants to sit on an uncomfortable couch to watch...

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Mastering the Basics of Upholstery Supplies

Whether you’re seasoned when it comes to upholstery work, have a one-off job to get done, or you’re finding your feet with the popular hobby, there are quite a few tools you’re going to need to make your next project more manageable. Most upholstery tools you’ll need to get the job done can be found online, or you can support your local upholstery/arts and craft store by seeing what they’ve in stock. Going in-store or ordering from an upholstery store...

How to Upholster and Refoam an Old Sofa Back to Life

Furniture is expensive. There is no doubt about that. If you've stepped anywhere near a furniture store lately, you've probably run the other direction, not wanting to part with so much cash. Instead of spending a small fortune, you may be looking into breathing new life into your existing furniture and, thankfully, there's a great way to do this via the process of reupholstering and refoaming. Instead of throwing out your old couch or scoffing at the cheap, used ones...

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Get The Look You Want With Our Fabulous Upholstery Fabrics!

We believe that updating your soft furnishings is one of the best ways to give your home a whole new look without emptying your bank account. Quality sofas and chairs are expensive and cheaper ones don't usually last for long as they are built with an eye on keeping costs down to make them affordable to the masses. However, if you have a good quality sofa or chair which just needs a refresh, then there are some beautiful fabrics...

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Give Your Sofa a New Lease of Life!

Does your sofa look a bit tired and worn? Does it sag when you sit down?  If you think it is time to replace your sofa, think again!  You could save hundreds of pounds by giving it a little TLC. It won’t take a lot to spruce it up and make it looking as good as new. Buying some upholstery supplies will enable you to do the job yourself cheaply. Read on to find out how to give your...

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The Upholstery Essentials You Need for Your Next Lockdown Project

It would be a struggle to find a single person in the UK who didn’t try their hand at a bit of DIY during lockdown. From redecoration to recycling furniture, the choice of home improvement options are endless. With the possibility of future or extended lockdowns looming, these are the upholstery tools you need for your next project to turn your furniture from drab to fab! Get started with the upholstery basics! The basics for all your upholstery jobs will be...

Can I replace the foam in my sofa or chair cushions?

New foam cushions for pillows can give a tired piece of furniture a new life. This is especially true if you have invested in one of the most popular styles of RV--the folding camper. When you buy new RV foam pillows they can really make your interior place look new as well as with just adding luxury. The key to making them last is to make sure that you wash them on a regular basis. They need to be...

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History of Traditional Upholstery

Traditional upholstery is a craft which evolved over centuries for padding and covering chairs, seats and sofas, before the development of sewing machines, synthetic fabrics and plastic foam. Using a solid wood or webbed platform, it can involve the use of springs, lashings, stuffings of animal hair, grasses and coir, wools, hessians, scrims, bridle ties, stuffing ties, blind stitching, top stitching, flocks and wadding all built up by hand. In the Middle Ages, domestic interiors were becoming more comfortable and upholstery was playing an...