how to estimate fabric yardage for upholstery

Having a sofa or chair reupholstered is a great way of breathing new life into old furniture. This project is, however, much more complicated than it appears. Knowing how to estimate fabric yardage for upholstery takes specialized knowledge, so it is generally best to leave this project to the professionals. If you want to try…

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sunbrella-fabric

Whether you are upholstering indoor or outdoor furniture, replacing a canopy, or working on any other project involving fabric, the right material matters. You need a fabric that is appropriate for the job and will last for several years. At Bob’s Upholstery and Decorating Center, we strongly recommend Sunbrella fabric to our customers.  Backed by…

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awning and canopy replacement

With awning and canopy replacement, you can breathe new life into any window, door, or patio with new fabric rather than needing to replace the entire canopy. If you have a damaged canopy and are looking for an affordable and effective solution, Bob’s Upholstery and Decorating Center is here to help. We offer a wide…

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How-To-Decorate-Your-Living-Room-In-The-Fall

2020 has been quite the year, and many people are looking for home decorating ideas for the fall to help welcome in the holidays. Here are six fall home decor ideas to put you in the holiday mood.   When Should You Start Decorating For Fall? Technically, fall starts on September 22nd, but some people…

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How To Declutter Your Home

  A new year is a chance for a fresh start. Perhaps one of the more common aspirations for 2020 is the desire to clear out unwanted items, organize our spaces, and start this year in a state of “less is more.” If you are looking to declutter, we have several ideas to help you…

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high performance fabrics

Want to know why high-performance fabrics are in such high demand?  Technology is everywhere these days. You might not realize it, but it’s even in the materials that cover your furniture. As times and people have changed, furniture has faced new challenges. One of the big challenges has been how to get the most life…

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simple living room makeover ideas

The holiday season is upon us. For many, that means family dinners, time with friends, and holiday gatherings. If you are like most people you are likely looking for some fresh ideas to spruce up your living spaces. Living room design ideas abound—with a little inspiration, you can be well on your way toward a…

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buffalo check fabric

You would probably recognize it even if you don’t know its name—buffalo check, after all, dates back more than 160 years. And that’s just in the United States! But what is buffalo check fabric? What is it about this iconic pattern that has stood the test of time? And how can you best integrate it…

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throw pillow ideas

Some of the most frequently asked questions our team here at Bob’s Upholstery and Decorating Center is asked are about pillows. “How do I know the right pillows for my sofa?” “How do I decorate with throw pillows?” These are just a couple of the questions we are asked and would like to answer here…

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hand-painted-furniture-ideas-02

Are you looking for a way to customize your furniture without breaking the bank? Trying to tie together several pieces into one cohesive look? Consider having our in-house artist create personalized hand-painted furniture for your home.   At Bob’s Upholstery and Decorating Center, we work with you to create a design that will give you…

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