In this video I will share with you the skills and techniques that I use to plan out my pattern matching and placement for my upholstery projects. I will show you how you can plan all the pattern placement before you cut your fabrics. Using this method you can start with upholstering your deck and know that your cushion and inside backs will line up properly.
See what tools Bill uses to remove staples when dealing with decorative wood details. Run Time: 4 Mins
How to attach and level your table top to a salon chair base. Run Time: 5 Mins
A fix to try when your sewing machine starts to make your cording look like a strip of bacon. Run Time: 4 Mins
Let me show you how we quickly change the thread in our sewing machine. Run Time: 1.5 Mins
In this 4 hour long slipcover tutorial on how to slipcover a rolled arm club chair you will learn the techniques and skills I have developed to create custom fitted slipcovers for your projects. For this rolled arm club chair you will learn how to properly measure your piece, calculate fabric yardages, plan your cuts for the best use of your fabric, pinfit your pieces to your chiar, create symmetrical front arm panels, plan and sew the skirt with an extra detail, sew your slipcover together in the proper order as well as pattern and sew T-cushion.
Let me show you the techniques I use to create a cushion template from a chair that has cut outs. We will be using a scrap fabric or muslin to create the template in this video. Run Time: 14 Mins
Using an invisible zipper to create an invisible zipper placket. Run Time: 14 Mins
In this Channel Back Chair video you will learn the several skills. The project involves adding a riser board before upholstering and padding the deck. You will see how I upholstered and padding the inside arms with decorative wood fronts. I have created 8 equal size channels referring to the old channels for measurements. The two outer channels were creating by attaching them to the frame behind the decorative wood detailing. When closing up the outside arms and wing area I will show you how to plan for a perfect pattern matching detail. We will than close up the outside back before moving onto adding decorative gimp. Once our chair body is finished we will sew a boxed cushion finish our chair with a dust cover. This Channel Back Chair is a bit more of an advanced upholstery project.
The 3 walking feet I use most often on my Juki Industrial sewing machine. Run Time: 7 Mins