Bedding projects that wow

July 1st, 2021

There are many factors to keep in mind when designing a bedding project, such as how the fabrics used contribute to the overall impression of the space. Particular care must be taken when mixed fabrics and textures are selected by the client for the bed in order to ensure they mesh well together, as shown […]

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Digital patterning: 2D and 3D tools

July 1st, 2021

How one fabricator stepped into the future. Kyle Van Damme of Marine Tops Unlimited Inc., Omro, Wis., is among the new breed of fabricators who have embraced the tech world. Why? It’s where the future is. Photo: Marine Tops Unlimited Inc. By Jeff Moravec Marine Tops Unlimited Inc. has been providing custom fabrication for Wisconsin […]

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Tailored Solutions: Monica Stockburger profile

July 1st, 2021

Clients requested a clear view and protection from a wide range of weather variables in Kachemak Bay for their touring boat, Seabird. Salty Cushions selected polycarbonate windows for clarity, Serge Ferrari Stamoid for the window trim for easy cleaning, the durability of SolarFix® thread and YKK® zippers. Monica Stockburger combines artistry with performance when repairing […]

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Quilt stitching and CNC sewing

July 1st, 2021

CNC and manual quilt stitching allow you to create an additional internal profit center while providing additional design elements for your customer. By Mike and John Erickson In the last few years, quilt stitching on cushions has become very popular in the marine upholstery industry. The trend started with high-end car interiors and has made […]

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Wallcoverings for vessel interiors

July 1st, 2021

Padded bumper side wall panels create a cozy setting, and the large horizontal vinyl wall panels in the main salon of this Bertram 50 give it a modern touch. Photo: Bertram Yachts. By Terri Madden and Alayna Wool Wall panels and headliners make a statement when entering the saloon of a yacht. Much like the […]

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Increase your efficiency

July 1st, 2021

Seven steps every business can take, from organizing more to doing less.  by Laurie F. Junker No business owner wants to waste time and money, have frustrated employees, and risk customer relationships with mistakes and delays. But the truth is that all of these things happen when businesses operate less efficiently than they could be.  […]

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