Monthly Archives: January 2014

Recovering Chair Seats

Once again I have a customer who has requested the total replacement of upholstered seats for dining chairs. At the cost of dining room furniture this is an excellent investment.  I templated the existing  seats and proceeded to rebuild them … Continue reading

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Repairing a Chair

Today I am working on a project in which I will be cutting and replacing the wooden support on the seat of an occasional chair. A small investment will add years to the life of the chair. No need to … Continue reading

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Pillows

This week I have been busy finishing up an order. These 18″ square pillows and the small 14″ square are down filled.  The rectangle is done with a polyester fiberfill form. All are trimmed in coordinating lip cording. Zipper closings … Continue reading

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Foot Warmer

Today’s project…a foot warmer for the end of a bed.  After 216 knots I am finally done.  This foot warmer was made for a customer and measures 90″ x 20″. It is filled with 10 oz. batting and both machine … Continue reading

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Expanding Business

Over the past few years more and more of my business has come over the internet. I never considered the idea of custom sewing for customer’s living out of state until a few of my local customers moved away.  I … Continue reading

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