Upholstery advice from veteran marine fabricators

August 31st, 2023

This stunning project from Vorei Frost Reeves’ In Stitches Customs won an Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards Transformations category. As anybody who’s tried it knows, marine upholstery is not for the faint of heart. Doing it well requires serious skill, creativity and experience. Marine Fabricator asked four sewing pros with […]

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Spreading the word

May 1st, 2022

Matt’s Motortrimming won a 2021 IAA Outstanding Achievement Award in the Marine Interior Upholstery category for the seating, squabs and headboards on this Dickey Semifly 45. Project materials include Spradling Silvertex® vinyl and Enduro liner vinyl. Owner Matt Forbes says most of his work comes through referrals, although he also uses social media to display […]

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