From Susan: Recently my husband and I reupholstered an 8½ foot couch. We took a class through our local community education center and shot a time lapse video of the entire process — shot over nine 2 hour classes!More
Killy sent us in the step by step story on this great-looking headboard. She is a regular Apartment Therapy reader and says that she found Charissa's Headboard How-To helpful while planning her own project. Here is the scoop, in her own words: My husband (Oliver) and I recently made a tufted headboard for our bedroom. We live in a small one bedroom (under 400 square feet) apartment in South Harlem (New York City) and most store-bought headboards are too thick and the legs they come with add too much depth… More
Company C is all about color. Based in New Hampshire, their cheerful rugs are the heart of the collection and expansions into bedding, original fabrics and — new to this Market — upholstered furniture continue and update their focus on color. More
Opening Ceremony is a trendy clothing boutique in NYC that's part clothing, part gallery space. Their jeans are skinny and their showroom is full of inspiration. Like this furniture which is recovered in Levi's corduroy. More
Q: I need help. I recently bought a Danish modern dining set. I am in love with everything about it except the upholstery, which is much more offensive in person than in the picture. I'm ready to take on my first reupholstery project, but first I really need help picking a fabric. I live in a small town that lacks a good fabric store, so I'm limited to online suppliers. Any suggestions? Thank you so much!
Q: I bought a beautiful handmade mid-century couch about a month ago. I got a great deal on it because the zippers on the covers are broken — but I didn't think it would be this hard to find covers for such a common style couch! I feel like my only option for new covers is to also purchase the couch underneath them. Help please!!