Many of you out there have requested our help in starting or finishing an upholstering project that you have had in mind. Kessels’ Upholstering is happy to assist you in your endeavours by bringing you a series of articles on how to tackle some simple upholstering projects.

These articles will be presented several times a year and will explain to you the techniques necessary to clean, repair, restore, and upholster your furniture. If you have any suggestions for projects please email our WebTeam and we will see if we cannot provide a project sheet for it.

As always we are ready to help you out with any assistance you may need.

So please return often, you may find a project that will help you to get the most out of your furniture and home décor.

Here is a list of our current projects:


General Upholstering Tips

Make a plan. You can revise your plan as often as you need and it won’t cost a thing.

Go Slow. Be sure of everything you are doing and you will save time and money.

Take pictures. With a digital camera you can take pictures of your progress and then if you get stuck you can go back and look at what you have done.

Get the right tools. Upholstering uses several specialized tools. If you’re trying to make do, then you probably won’t get the results you want.

Keep it simple. If you have never worked with tufted leather, then you’ll probably spend a fortune trying to fix your mistakes. Be realistic about your skills and your goals.