A Craigslist Gem

Today I picked up a fantastic Ib Kofod-Larsen lounge chair off Craigslist. It’s a rare event when a CL lead turns golden, but I got lucky today. The chair is in good to excellent structural shape, but the wood needs cleaning and polishing – and it is bleached in spots. The upholstery appears … Read more about A Craigslist Gem

Upholstery Success

I just finished these Norman Cherner barstools for a client here in Ashland, Oregon. We worked in Knoll black vinyl, which is a high quality vinyl, unlike many other lesser choices. Word of caution here - pick your vinyl fabric with care, quality is evident with this fabric. The client picked … Read more about Upholstery Success


I love colorful buttons!   I have trays of buttons and magnets that I have made with my professional Osborn button machine. What a fun way to use scraps of my favorite fabrics. This is a fun crafting activity for kids and friends - they can be used in various ways - on clothing, … Read more about Buttons!