Upholstery & Soft Goods

Finished Chaise

Finished Chaise

Frame

Frame

Carved Leg

Carved Leg

Mostly Upholstered Frame

Mostly Upholstered Frame

Seat Tufting

Seat Tufting

Arm Tufting

Arm Tufting

Close-up of Tufting

Close-up of Tufting

Close-up of Tufting

Close-up of Tufting

Finished Tufted Seat

Finished Tufted Seat

Finished Chaise Side

Finished Chaise Side

Finished Chaise Side

Finished Chaise Side

Finished Chaise

Finished Chaise

Finished Chaise Back

Finished Chaise Back

Finished Chaise Front

Finished Chaise Front

Tufted Chaise

Murder for Two

Merry Go Round Theatre Festival

Scenic Designer: Czerton Lim

Prop Master: Courtney Alberto

  • Built from scratch (legs out of poplar, frame out of pine)

  • Buttons were hand covered

  • Seat covered with 4" foam

  • Back/arm covered with upholstery foam and some memory foam to supplement

  • Fabric was vinyl

  • Seat and back/arm hand tufted

Production Photo
Interior Center
Webbing
Batting covered
Covering with Fabric
Fabric Cover
Attache
All Together
Trim Addition
Finished
Production Photo
Production Photo

Pouffe

Ladies Man

Ohio University 2017

Scenic Designer: Erin Hemming

Prop Master: Jose Nunez

  • See build on Furniture page.

  • Upholstered each wedge individually with 4" of upholstery foam

  • Cut out sections of middle to light up the weight

  • Stapled webbing to the edges and glued batting over top. 

  • Top is a round piece of ply, covered in batting and fabric

  • Each edge covered over with gold rope trim.

Board's Choice Ezekiel Award

Scenic Technology

2017 USITT Ohio Valley Section

Production Photo
Original Chair
Cleaned up chair & Repainted
Finished Chair

Elle's Chair

Legally Blonde

Stages St. Louis 2013

Scenic Designer: James Wolk

Prop Master: Sarah Harris

  • Had to remove old upholstery, scrape off old paint, and re-finish the chair. 

  • Padded with 3" of upholstery foam on seat and a good layer on back.

  • Edges covered in a pink metallic rope trim.

Finished Couch
Original Couch
Broken Arm
Broken Piece
Broken Piece
Broken Piece
Un-upholstered without broken arm
Side padding in
Batting in
Batting in with webbing
Mapped out back board
Covering Front
Covering Front
Uncovered back
Mostly Covered Couch
Mostly Covered Couch
Mostly Covered Couch
Finished Back of Couch
Finished Couch

Couch

Skin of Our Teeth

Ohio University 2018

Scenic Designer: Vince Salpietro

Prop Master: Liz Hastings

  • Needed to be repaired on the right arm, reinforced with metal and doweling

  • Complete stripping of old fabric and cording

  • Created new cording and tufted each section

  • New fabric was a teal vinyl

Leather tooling
Post-stain, pre-assemble

Leather T-Rex Purse

Costume Crafts Class

Ohio University 2016

Professor: Joanna Koefed

  • Made from vegetan leather

  • Stained with FEV instead of a straight leather dye for a weathered look

  • Interior has a zippered fabric pocket sewn in

  • Conditioned with bee's wax

Finished Blacksmith Bear
Bear Pre-Distresssing
Bear Pre-Distresssing
Finished Bear
Finished Bear
Finished Bear

Blacksmith Bear

Costume Crafts Class

Ohio University 2016

Professor: Joanna Koefed

  • Distressing Project

  • Bear's clothes are made out of an old leather welding glove

  • Feet have parts of burnt leather welding gloves

  • Base made out of 3/4" ply and bendy ply

  • Face is burned partially with wood burner and sewed together with leather lacing

  • Dragged through the welding area for "authenticity" and metal dust.

© 2015 - 2018 by Liz Hastings