Category: Upholstery questions

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

Durkopp Adler triple transport sewing machine

Of all the machines we have, we like this Durkopp Adler 267 the most. Very solid, cannot be broken. As long as you give it a bit of love. So give a little oil to drink in time, service once a year and use the right needles and threads, then it does exactly what you ….  Read More

Juki overlocker c.q serger

Did you know that you can also sew with an overlock machine? Yes certainly. This machine is especially suitable for sewing loose covers for chairs. You must use two needles. This does not work ell for cushion covers, because there will be to much pressure on the seams. We have made a playlist with videos ….  Read More

Juki triple transport sewing machine

We have made a playlist on our youtube channel about our Juki LU 562 triple transport machine. It is a machine for heavy upholstery fabrics and leather. To be able to process upholstery fabrics, you quickly need a somewhat heavier industrial machine. In order to show the difference between a single transport and other machines, ….  Read More

Juki quickstitcher

We have made a playlist on our youtube channel about our Juki 5550 4 single transport. It is a quick stitcher for lightweight fabrics. To be able to process upholstery fabrics, you quickly need a somewhat heavier industrial machine. To show the difference, we have made a number of videos per sewing machine for our ….  Read More

Sewing machine upholstery which model do you choose?

It has been a few years ago that I visited Hans Volger (The Netherlands). We made a vlog together about a sewing machine in the upholstery shop. It is now Hans Volger and Son, but the operation of the machine is still the same.