Check Out Kee Auto Top’s New Website

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 29th, 2015

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Have you seen Kee Auto Top’s new website? Its beautiful layout and simple navigation makes it easy to find anything you’re looking for and order it hassle free.

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Shop Profile: Antwan’s Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 26th, 2015

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In a recent interview published in Blessed Lifestyle magazine, Constance Griffin, owner of Antwan’s Upholstery, explained how faith — in addition to business skills, talent and hard work — contributed to making her auto upholstery shop a success.

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Check Out Our Ringbrothers Interview in PHB

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 25th, 2015

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We’re excited to announce that our article “10 Questions for Mike and Jim of Ringbrothers” made the front cover of the July 2015 issue of Performance & Hotrod Business magazine!

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Find a Job in Auto Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 24th, 2015

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Are you an out-of-work auto trimmer? Fear not. We’ve scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the field of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page. Best of all, we’ll continue to do so – so check back often!

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Do You Know How a Sewing Machine Works?

Published by Naseem Muaddi on June 23rd, 2015

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You know how to work a sewing machine, but do you know how a sewing machine works?

Check out this short animated video that explains the process by which a walking-foot sewing machine uses two sources of thread to create a lockstitch.

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Attention to Detail: Upholstered Rearview Mirror

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 19th, 2015

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If you’ve never before wrapped a rearview mirror in leather or Alcantara, maybe it’s time you start.

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The Story of the Sewing Machine

Published by Naseem Muaddi on June 18th, 2015

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The sewing machine is so common it’s difficult to imagine that it was ever considered a revolutionary technology that was going to forever change the world both domestically and commercially. However, like today’s 3D printers, that’s exactly what it was and exactly what it did.

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2015 Convertible of the Year: Porsche Boxter GTS

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 17th, 2015

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The United States’ premier convertible competition, “SAMA Topless in Miami Presented by Haartz,” just named the 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS “Convertible of the Year.”

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Survey: Alea Leather Wants Your Feedback

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 16th, 2015

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It’s not often that an industry supplier or manufacturer asks auto upholsterers for feedback. So when Alea leather Specialist, Inc. announced it was launching an industry-wide survey to gauge satisfaction with its products and services, we knew we had to be a part of it.

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The Winners of Our SewGlow Give Away Are…

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 15th, 2015

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Thanks to everyone who read and shared our review of SewGlow, the world’s first industrial-strength glow-in-the-dark thread! As promised, we picked two auto upholstery shops who entered our Facebook and Instagram contests to award a free cone of SewGlow thread.

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