It was an exciting month! We brought you the latest industry news, sewing tutorials and inspiring interior projects. Here’s a look back at August 2019.
Time is running out to enter your best project for the “NC Auto Interior of the Year” award. So what are you waiting for?
Everyone that calls your shop is a potential customer. That’s why it’s important to always be professional on the phone.
Our friends at Albright’s Supply are introducing two new foam products this month that you don’t want to miss!
Wanna boost your shop’s social media presence? Check out this free seminar taking place during the 2019 SEMA Show.
Okay, so maybe “Fruit Roll-Ups” is a bit of an exaggeration, but the Bentley EXP 100 GT is upholstered in grape leather.
If you’re in the market for a new sewing machine, listen up: NC is bringing back 2017 door-buster deals.
Lately it seems every car owner wants to swap his front bench seat for two buckets. Here’s what to consider.
Not everyone learns auto upholstery at a trade school or through an apprenticeship. Some pick it up in prison.
These days, it seems “vegan leather” is the new, hip word being thrown around the industry.
Bryan Jones’ 1957 Chevy was one of eight classic cars damaged when Terry & Sons Upholstery exploded and caught fire in June.
Haartz Corporation continues its legacy of innovation with Fortè, the next generation in soft top fabric.
You know what sucks? When your sewing machine skips a stitch in the middle of an otherwise perfect job.
Subaru will offer customers a new choice of upholstery for the 2020 Outback, a waterproof fabric called StarTex.
A 1967 Lincoln Continental once owned by Elvis Presley just sold at auction, but its interior is in need of upholstery.
Who do you want to trust your reputation to? That’s the question Electron Top is asking all of its customers.
Are you an out-of-work trimmer? We scoured the internet for the latest job and apprenticeship opportunities.
If you’re as obsessed with decorative stitches as we are, you’ll love this tutorial on how to sew a Double-Piped French Seam.
Custom woven leather is making a comeback — and we’re all about it!
As Tommy’s Upholstery enters its 70th year in business, it’s owners can’t help but reflect on how far they’ve come.
The Chevy Corvette C8 hasn’t even hit dealer lots and critics are already raving about its interior.
Tshifhiwa Madzhie’s life was thrown for a loop when his father suddenly died, leaving him to care for his family of nine.
Ever wonder why some auto upholstery shops get local news coverage, but others don’t? There’s a trick to it.
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