Applying Polyurethane Foam with Fabric Backing to Soften a Rigid Upholstered Piece

Polyurethane Foam with Fabric Backing (often called sew foam or scrim foam) can be used in a variety of upholstery applications. In this video demonstration we will be gluing it to a wooden pedestal which will help give this ridged and rough wooden form a pleasing soft uniform look when the vinyl fabric cover is pulled over it and stapled in place.

How To Make a Quick and Easy Box Cushion

You can quickly and easily make box cushions following this DIY tutorial. There is no faster way to make a cushion cover and still get gorgeous results. Follow this 7 step process and you too will be making cushions in less than 60 minutes each. Order supplies and tools from: http://www.sailrite.com How To Make a Quick and Easy Box Cushion Chapters: Measuring & Cutting Foam – 1:00 min Cutting Bottom Plate – 2:39 min Sewing Zipper to Bottom Plate – 5:14 min Cutting Top Plate with Facing – 9:04 min Sewing Assembly Together – 14:05 min Inserting Foam – 17:21 min Materials List – 19:11 min

How to Re-upholster a Truck Seat

Nothing sets off an upholstery job better than a French seam. A French seam (Double Top Stitch) is often found in luxury vehicles and boat upholstery. Often used when sewing panels of leather, faux leather or vinyl seating fabric together. Combined with thick thread a French seam will make your next upholstery project really look great. Get noticed, consider using French seams!

How to Reupholster an Armchair

In this video we will be reupholstering this armchair with brand new decorative fabric from Sailrite to bring it back to life and give it an updated fabulous new look. The process may seem daunting, but it really is not too difficult, especially after watching this video. Every step will be clearly shown, so if you can do a little sewing and use a staple gun. Chances are you can also reupholster a chair. This tutorial video will show reupholstering the frame with new fabric. A second video will show pattering and sewing the chair’s top and back cushions. Purchase fabric and supplies at: http://www.sailrite.com How to Reupholster an Armchair Chapters: • Evaluating the Chair – 0:50 min • Removing Old Upholstered Fabric – 2:16 min • Patterning & Installing: Deck – 14:43 min Inside Arm – 42:16 min Inside Back – 01:01:22 min Outside Arms – 01:07:07 min Outside Back – 01:14:07 min Front Arm Stump Panel – 01:24:02 min • Making Piping – 01:30:20 min • Applying Piping – 01:35:09 min • Applying Dust Cover – 01:41:15 min • Fastening Front Arm Stump Panel – 01:43:00 min • Materials List – 01:45:15 min

How to Sew a French Seam / Double Top Stitch

Nothing sets off an upholstery job better than a French seam. A French seam (Double Top Stitch) is often found in luxury vehicles and boat upholstery. Often used when sewing panels of leather, faux leather or vinyl seating fabric together. Combined with thick thread a French seam will make your next upholstery project really look great. Get noticed, consider using French seams!

Learning to Sew Part 5: How to Sew a Zipper – Outdoor/Canvas

Don’t be intimidated by zippers! In Part 5 of Sailrite’s Learning to Sew Series, we demonstrate a simple way to sew zippers. This method is perfect for adding zippers to pillows or cushions.