Veteran trimmer Luis Loyola of Loyola Auto Interiors in Gardena, California, was recently profiled in "The Craftsman Series," a collection of short videos highlighting skilled craftsmen in the automotive industry. … [Read more...] about Loyola Auto Interiors Talks Shop and Pride
Cameron Hayward honed his skills in automotive upholstery while working as an apprentice at a neighborhood shop. In time, his passion and ambition for the craft led him to open his own business, North Coast Custom Trim. … [Read more...] about Meet Cameron Hayward of North Coast Custom Trim
Formal training at one of the country’s few auto upholstery schools, years of hands-on experience, love of the craft and an ambition to be his own boss — that’s how Stephen Kurzman came to open The Custom Stitching Co. … [Read more...] about Meet Stephen Kurzman of The Custom Stitching Co.
If you could buy your boss' upholstery shop, what's the first thing you would change? For Maria Elliott, it was the business name — which she changed from Got It Covered to All Seams Upholstery. … [Read more...] about Former Trimmer Saves Shop from Closing
As a child, Mark Zito was just as obsessed with outer space as he was with sewing clothes for his action figures. As an adult, he's combining those two passions to upholster spaceships for NASA. … [Read more...] about This Auto Trimmer Works for NASA