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Online how to's, suppliers, and information on upholstery

Auto Upholstery Instructions
Although this site focuses on recovering a truck seat, it is loaded with information on sewing channels and working with vinyl.

The Slipcover Network
Your guide to slipcovers on The Web. Learn about and sign up for workshops and other events.

Basic Cutting And Sewing
Basic instructions for making a throw pillow to learn the basic skills you'll need to do upholstery.

FABRIC WORKSHOP SLIPCOVER BASICS FAQ's
A page with answers to frequently asked questions about making slip covers.

How to Upholster a Cushion Cover
Follow these step by step instructions to make a cushion cover for any of your home decorating needs.

How To Hand Sew
Upholstery hand sewing techniques for places a zipper can't be done.

Install a Zipper in a Pillow
Step by step details for installing a zipper in a cushion type application.

INSTALLING SEATS AND DECKS
Detail on dealing with that portion of furniture support that lies under loose cushions.

Sew a Boxed and Welted Cushion
Incredible step by step detail with pictures for covering cushions.

Tacking Basics
Very detailed instructions and tool descriptions if you want to learn how to upholster like a professional.

TYING COIL SPRINGS
Complete details on everything you ever wanted to know about coil springs in furniture.

Upholstery Class: Install outside arms and back
A two part lesson dealing with specific areas of a reupholstering.

UPHOLSTERY TECHNIQUES: UPHOLSTER A CHAIR
A step by step walk through with pictures to upholster a chair.

YARDAGE CHART- Courtesy C.S. Osborne & Co.
A graphic quick look up for the amount of fabric you will need for different furniture styles.

Vista Upholstery Enterprises
If your stumped about what to do, this video offer may be your next step.

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