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April 3, 2015

No words needed for Cushion Week.  We don't have time!

 

 

March 24, 2015

We have been on the hunt lately for some special hair on hides in the rich orange shade of the UT Longhorns.  But what about the inspiration for the color - the cattle themselves? And what IS that shade of orange really called?  

 

 

May Pantone suggest....

 

When we s...

February 21, 2015

We don't just upholster! In our spare time we love to work on creative projects - here is a cute and simple idea to use up fabric scraps, from one of our staff - decorative canisters, made from recycled dry goods containers:

 The canisters are covered in swatches of fab...

January 18, 2015

Below are simple instructions that outline the measurements needed to estimate yardage. While we are happy to assist you in your fabric choices, sometimes it's easier for you to measure your pieces at home. That way, you will know what to anticipate as far as fabric co...

December 31, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durable, stain resistant fabrics often tend to be synthetic. Their ability to withstand wear, fading, and stretching is often superior to all-natural linens, silks, and cottons. They are not perfect, however – once stained, they can actually be harder to cle...

November 24, 2014

We’ve had clients ask this several times, and while we use the term somewhat loosely, the word bergère does reference a family of chairs with certain style elements that can be quite varied. This style first appeared during the Regency period in France, around 1715-172...

November 4, 2014

 

Austin is a crafty, artistic city.  It’s a safe bet that anyone who has one job, has another in a creative field, or at least a passion in that direction.  At our studio we employ not just upholsterers and seamstresses, but talented clothing & bag designers, interior...

June 19, 2014

Is it more bichon, or more poodle? Maybe some sheepdog? We love this unique chair, especially married with a restrained and stylish midcentury frame.

June 19, 2014

This isn't the only fun, fuzzy white chair we've had this month! Keep them coming....!

May 19, 2014

Animal prints in black & whilte or neutrals have been appearing more frequently lately.  So have crocodile prints, and funky vinyls.  Have fun with your furniture!

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