This month was a blast! We reviewed new products, hosted giveaways, reported the latest industry news and kept trimmers informed on the latest deals. Here’s a look back at February 2018.
Albright’s Supply just announced a 10% off sale on supplies no auto upholstery shop can do without! Check out these great deals!
LeatherSeats.com sells “stitch templates” they say makes the task of drawing patterns much easier. But how good are they?
Congratulations to Eric Graham of E3 Upholstery for winning our Stitch Template Giveaway, sponsored by LeatherSeats.com.
The WardsAuto Interiors Conference — the only event in North America solely dedicated to automotive interiors — is back, and details have just been released.
Nick Allen, a master trimmer for SEAT, was recently profiled in a video, in which he discusses his role as “car tailor” for the Spanish automaker.
Steve Turner says he can’t grow his auto upholstery business because not enough young people are interested in learning the craft.
We scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the craft of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page.
Master craftsman Cesar Chavez Flores of Cechaflo Videos recently produced a video that’ll show you how to make your own hog ring pliers.
Christian Bauer says a car’s exterior is what initially draws people’s interest — but its interior is what keeps them wanting to sit behind the wheel.
Bored with black or beige convertible tops? Electron Top can make them for you in many eye-catching colors, including purple and hot pink.
Bentley Motors is turning stateside for its first new veneer in five years. The British automaker plans to source wood from American Red Gum trees.
NC Carpet Binding & Equipment put the craft of auto upholstery front and center at last year’s SEMA Show. This year, they’re doing it again — only BIGGER and BETTER!
How much do you hate sagging headliners? Jason Torchinsky says the phenomenon is “America’s most embarrassing automotive engineering failure.”
The auto upholstery market will be worth $7.74 billion by 2025, according to industry research firm Markets and Markets.
Can you bind a hole in vehicle carpet the size of a coin? Take The Tiny Binding Challenge and you’ll win a limited-edition The Hog Ring sticker.
Jaguar is bringing back the D-Type! The British automaker will build 25 models to its original 1950s specifications — including its classic snap-on interior.
Guten tag! The Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, Germany, is only a few months away. Register today to reserve your spot.
That’s not all! Visit our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to see what other trimmers are up to. You can also join in the latest industry discussions by registering for our Auto Upholstery Forum.