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Trimmer Leaves Legacy of Community Service

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 20th, 2017

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Gary Zink

Gary Zink, 81, of Sure Fit Auto Care in Canton, Ohio, was laid to rest today — leaving a beautiful legacy of service to his family, friends, customers and community.

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C&U Upholstery Supply Hit by Deadly Crash

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 17th, 2017

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The team at C&U Upholstery Supply Company in Garden City, Alabama, experienced tragedy on Tuesday when a vehicle speeding out of control crashed into the front of their building.

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Sithole’s Upholstery: Slowly Building a Dream

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 16th, 2017

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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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Try the Haartz ‘Find Your Top’ Database

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 15th, 2017

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - 2013 Ford Mustang GT

Whether you’re ordering a replacement convertible top or creating one from scratch, it’s important that the fabric used be original — because that’s the only way to guarantee that the new top will be just as good as the last.

To help top manufacturers and auto upholstery shops match OEM top fabric, The Haartz Corporation recently updated its free “Find Your Top” online database.

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10 Songs About Having Fun in the Backseat

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 14th, 2017

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What better way for an auto upholsterer to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by rocking out to songs about the backseat? After all, it is the sexiest part of a car.

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What’s New at Albright’s Supply?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 13th, 2017

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LISTEN UP: Albright’s Supply is giving away a brand new Consew sewing machine! For details, plus other great sales and promotions, check out their February newsletter.

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WardsAuto Interiors Conference 2017

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 10th, 2017

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The WardsAuto Interiors Conference — the only event in North America solely dedicated to automotive interiors — is back, and details have just been released.

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Tesla ‘Jump Seat’ Sparks Kidnapping Scare

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 9th, 2017

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Sounds like someone didn’t read our article on jump seats

Concerned citizens in Santa Clara, California, recently called the police on a man they spotted opening the rear hatch of his Tesla Model S and strapping a kid inside. Police, fearing a kidnapping, sped to the scene and held the man at gunpoint.

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Meet ‘Bus Driver Dave’ of Dido Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 8th, 2017

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Dido Upholstery

David Gludt is loved throughout the city of Troy, Idaho. And it’s not just because his upholstery shop is a local staple. He’s also a neighborhood school bus driver, who’s been shuttling kids to class every day for three decades.

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Tony Miller Wins our Gedore Scissors Giveaway

Published by Naseem Muaddi on February 7th, 2017

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Gedore Scissors

Congratulations to Tony Miller of Stitches Custom Auto Upholstery in Bremerton, Washington, for winning our Gedore Craftsman Scissors giveaway, sponsored by KC Tool.

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