Furniture Reupholstery and Restoration

We recover contemporary, midcentury modern and antique furniture.


We create custom tailored slipcovers for upholstered furniture.

Environmentally Responsible Alternatives

We offer natural padding options such as latex foam, coir fiber, horsehair, cotton and wool batting.

Custom-Built Upholstered Furniture

We build beautifully crafted upholstered furniture from the frame up. We create initial sketches and involve the client in every step of the process.

Traditional Upholstery Services

Employing techniques dating back to the 17th century, we use natural stuffing materials like horsehair and coir fiber to form the padded structure underneath the fabric. This hand-stitched edge technique results in a more beautiful and durable piece of furniture.

Wall Upholstery

We offer invisible clean edge or fabric-covered walls trimmed with decorative cording or braid.

Designed & Built

Better With Age

A collection of furniture designed and built in our workshop that is rooted in the ideals of the upper Midwest; it is understated and matter-of-fact. We use natural materials and finishes that grow more beautiful with use.

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Our Training Makes Us Different

The Straight Thread is committed to continuing the traditions of the craft. The knowledge of the traditional methods that the owner learned as an apprentice in Paris influence the details and craftsmanship that goes into our work.

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