Matthew Haly


You can bring new life to a beloved piece or flea market find

Upholstery can be challenging, so Matthew –– dubbed “the Furniture Doctor” by Rachael Ray––has provided straightforward projects, complete with stunning full-color photographs and useful step-by-step illustrations to accompany the how-to text. With projects ranging from a cornice to a Roman Shade, and from a dinner chair slipcover to a leather chair seat, even novice sewers can upholster like a pro. Plus, only Matthew gives you tips on how to pick out worthwhile furniture for restoration. Matthew Haly’s Book of Upholstery is a thorough primer on sewing for the home, giving you all the know-how you need to turn the old chair you salvaged from a yard sale into a custom piece that adds real style to your home.

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