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HARRIET STORY STUDIO



Inspired By Textiles

Upholstry, Bags, Cushions

 

TESTIMONIALS

“The detail of work is amazing on these benches. Harriet is very good at understanding what the customer wants by asking the right questions. We re already looking to purchase from her again. You will get high quality work from Harriet! I have already recommended her to my family and friends.” - Dawn-



“I’m very happy with this upholstery job. Excellent communication, very friendly, and great quality. Really quick turnaround, too.The craftsmanship is beautiful.” - Judy -

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ABOUT HARRIET STORY STUDIO

I want you to absolutely love the piece I do for you.

I strive for perfection in upholstery- not in everything, but in upholstery, yes; therefore many of my upholstery jobs come from returning customers and from referrals 

* 35 years of design experience

* Expert craftsmanship

* Industrial equipment

* Fabric selection assistance


 THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING REAL ARTISANS!

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SHOULD I REUPHOLSTERY ?

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY PIECE IS WORTH REUPHOLSTERING

QUALITY CONSTRUCTION
Older pieces are better made and will last much longer than a new piece. If your furniture has a hardwood frame assembled with mortise-and-tenon joints, dowel pins or corner blocks and screws it could make sense  to reupholster it.


CONDITION  OF THE INTERIOR

Often foam and padding have broken down and need to be replaced.  Sometimes springs need to be retied, and webbing may need  to be replaced. These structural repairs  make reupholstery expensive.


OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

Price isn’t  the only consideration ...many factors weigh in... how good is the piece? Do you love the lines of the piece and just can’t find anything you like quite as much? Sentimental value plays a part, as well as environmental  considerations...keeping stuff out of the landfill. How much will it cost to get rid of the piece? How much will it cost to have the new one delivered. 

 

HOW TO ESTIMATE COSTS

Base Price

Prices shown below are for labor at $20 per hour  including shop supplies and overhead.

Additional costs

Additional cost include fabric of your choice and accessories such as channels, tufting, buttons, piping, and decorative nails. 

Fabric Patterns Affect Fabric Yardages

The yardage shown below are typical minimums. They are based upon a solid fabric or a mini pattern that requires little cutting to align the pattern across the furniture.  Aligning and centering the fabric patterns requires additional fabric yardage.  Here is a guide based upon the fabric repeat (pattern) size:

  • 3" to 14" repeat - add 10%

  • 15" to 19" repeat - add 15%

  • 20" to 27" repeat - add 20%

  • 28" to 36" repeat - add 25%

  • 37" to 43" repeat - add 30%

  • 44" to 51" repeat - add 35%

 
 
 
 
 

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