Category: Upholstery do it yourself projects

Sewing a diamond pattern and make a deep buttoned tufted panel

If you’ve never deep buttoned or sometimes called tufted a panel, it’s helpful to learn how it works. We made a video of it. This is best done by sewing the diamond pattern first. It is not difficult, but it is precision work. And of course a lot of patience. Every project has its own ….  Read More

Working with velvet sewing a boxed sofa cushion

I know, this is a very long video. But if you would like to know how to sew a pillow with a velvet fabric, this video can really help you on your way. Anyone who has ever worked with a velvet fabric knows that the poles in the fabric work against each other. A good ….  Read More

Boxed cushion cover with zip and topstitching for a sofa

This is a fun project to do yourself. And don’t be put off by the word “Zipper”, there’s no need for that. In this video I show you how easy it is to make a cushion with a raised edge, zipper and decorative stitching. These types of pillows are very common. For example in caravans, ….  Read More

Repairing and upholstering a car seat

A common problem is that the side of the seat on the driver’s side get’s damaged. In this video I will show you how to fix the foam and use the old fabric as a template for the new fabric. The subtitles are also the explanation. You can turn this on and off at the ….  Read More

Upholster a heavy duty work stool

In our own workshop we reused these two stools by reupholstering them. Very handy because they are adjustable in height. We have removed the seat and back of a work chair. Of course we have left the electrical part intact to be able to adjust higher and lower. Nice and luxurious though. Because the chairs ….  Read More

Easy parasol repair

A common problem with parasols is that the sticks poke through the fabric pockets. With this simple and fast repair you do not have to remove the entire canvas. The video has no subtitles or spoken explanation as I think it is easy to follow.