Chaise-ing perfection

June 1st, 2022

For 25 years, Matt’s Motortrimming in Havelock North, New Zealand, has specialized in auto and marine upholstery, but when the company couldn’t find just the right chaise lounge for its building, owner Matt Forbes decided they would custom-build one of their own. “We looked on the internet at other chaise lounges and Chesterfield chairs for […]

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Good gossip

January 1st, 2022

Custom cushions created by Patricia Wallace of Bear Paw Custom Design contribute to the warm, relaxing feel in the salon of this boat. Photo: Bear Paw Custom Design. What’s the best way to market your small upholstery shop? It comes down to one simple concept, “word of mouth.” It doesn’t matter whether your shop is […]

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