For 30 years, Ratsela Sithole, a second-generation trimmer in Lobatse, Botswana, has been upholstering everything from office chairs to car interiors using only a manual sewing machine.
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The Los Angeles Times recently profiled a number of Latino-Americans for a project titled “What does being Latino mean in 2016?” Among those who submitted their stories for the project is Reyna Garcia Ramos from Pomona, California, whose family runs an auto upholstery business.
Chris McClintock of Bux Customs is a rising star in the world of automotive upholstery. Despite having only been in business for seven years and finishing his first full custom interior less than three years ago, his gorgeous designs and meticulous attention to detail have made him one of the most sought after hotrod trimmers in the United States.