It was an exciting month on The Hog Ring. We reported the latest industry news, showcased some awesome projects, and even offered exclusive discounts on NC sewing machines to The Hog Ring community. Here’s a look back at June 2016!
Hydes will sew any pattern you like into their leather, Alcantara or cloth fabric. You pick the material and the stitch pattern, and they’ll do the rest.
Wrapping the Mulsanne’s steering wheel in leather is such a complex task that only four trimmers at Bentley Motors know how to do it.
The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG was just named “Convertible of the Year” at the “Topless in Miami” competition sponsored by Haartz.
Automakers and tech firms are developing textiles with electronic components woven into their fibers that will make car interiors safer.
Kimmy of Electron Top celebrates Father’s Day by paying homage to her late dad and company founder Fred W. Strauss Jr.
Find out how upholstery shops can capture a larger portion of what The Wall Street Journal says is a $60 billion car seat market.
Jalopnik recently published an article explaining why the classic seat is no more. It’s a must-read for all automotive history buffs.
The latest addition to our “Dream Garage” series is a tool that makes organizing an auto upholstery shop’s vinyl rolls a breeze.
We’ve seen car exteriors wrapped in leather, velvet and even yarn, but Rimono Corp.‘s latest electric vehicle takes the cake.
Despite a dearth of photos, we tracked down two that show what it was like to work on the Model T’s auto upholstery assembly line.
Are you in the market for a new sewing machine? NC Carpet Binding & Equipment is offering exclusive discounts to all THR members.
Lots of people collect antique sewing machines, but late artisan Roy Gaunt of Illinois transformed them into model tractors.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars recently dropped jaws with the introduction of its latest and greatest concept car, the 103EX.
Polish shop Carlex Design recently parked a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series on its exterior wall, making its shop even cooler.
If you’re having trouble finding leather, vinyl or cloth that matches the color of your client’s car interior, Albright’s Supply can help.
An Indian taxi driver has transformed his cab into a roving garden by growing a grass lawn on its roof and filling its cabin with plants.
JD Power just released its 2016 Initial Quality Survey and new convertibles featuring topping by Haartz are among the highest ranking.
A fire at Foss Upholstery & Restoration has destroyed several vehicles, caused extensive smoke damage, and left the shop closed.
Tell us how you think Garage Italia Customs did with the interior of this Mazda MX-5 Miata, which is wrapped in both Alcantara and denim.