H.W. Klein Midcentury Recliner Restoration

 Another stunning designer Midcentury chair has found its way to my studio. Lucky me! I always appreciate the opportunity to get my hands on such beautiful, simple designs.     Before, the chair’s latex foam had disintegrated into a fine dust which had settled into the lower portion of the back.     Stripping it down createdContinue reading “H.W. Klein Midcentury Recliner Restoration”

Vintage Swivel Rocker with Elegant Curved Arms – SOLD

   This vintage swivel rocker will add a retro vibe to your livingroom or office. It’s been totally updated, with new seat foam, new cotton and polyester padding over all surfaces and refinished wood. The swivel mechanism is in perfect condition, so you can enjoy hours of smooth, silent spinning.     The fabric is durable,Continue reading “Vintage Swivel Rocker with Elegant Curved Arms – SOLD”

Charming Woodland Settee – SOLD

This stunning settee has been completely overhauled, and finished with lovely detailing. 8-way hand-tied coil springs for maximum comfort. With new foam, and padding, this “brand-new” piece can be a gorgeous addition to your home or office.  ´╗┐Hand painted and highlighted with tones of grey and gold. ´╗┐This custom pillow is included.  Complimentary delivery to Halifax,Continue reading “Charming Woodland Settee – SOLD”

Vintage Swivel Rockers – SOLD

These two vintage swivel rockers are sure to liven up your living room! They’re in “brand new” condition, with new foam, refinished maple arms and legs and durable orange jacquard fabric. The swivel rocker mechanisms are in perfect working order, with no squeaks. Offered for sale in the Maritimes where pick up is possible, orContinue reading “Vintage Swivel Rockers – SOLD”

Fabulous Antique Octopus Settee – SOLD

Gorgeous antique settee, upholstered in this fabulous octopus print. This piece has been fully stripped and repaired, with new webbing, new foam and the original coil springs. Solid, heavy construction, but a dainty piece measuring 45″ wide x 21″ deep x 36″ high. It started with good bones, however the look was dated. It’s muchContinue reading “Fabulous Antique Octopus Settee – SOLD”

So, how did you get into upholstery?

I wonder how many times I’ve been asked this question. I guess it’s a polite thing to talk about, like the weather, more than a question that really burns in people’s minds but I’ve been pondering it myself lately because I’ve been asked this question in each of my workshops. Usually, when I’m expecting a questionContinue reading “So, how did you get into upholstery?”

Updating a 1940s Kroehler Rocker

I knew it was bound to happen sooner or later. My chance to update a Kroehler rocker has come at last. You may have seen these chairs around…my step-dad has one in his man-cave. I see them listed on Kijiji often. And, unfortunately, I see them curb side on garbage day once in awhile. I’veContinue reading “Updating a 1940s Kroehler Rocker”

8 Reasons to Choose Re-upholstery

As a furniture upholsterer, I am always asked by potential clients if their furniture is worth re-upholstering. If you are asking yourself the same question, here are some things to consider when making the decision. 1. It’s antique. Making the choice to re-upholster is easy if your piece is antique or vintage. I always recommendContinue reading “8 Reasons to Choose Re-upholstery”