A guide to understanding

Custom Upholstery

Custom upholstery is all about choosing details to create something that’s uniquely yours. But with so many options, it can also be overwhelming! Our guide is here to help you understand custom upholstery—from fabric to finish—and make it easier to convey to your designer exactly what you want.

fabric library

Make a connection with colors and play with different patterns. Your unique choices help to convey your signature style.

upholstery fabric library

leather library

As durable as they are stylish! Our leathers are made to live with, and be loved by, everyone in your family—even the four-legged ones!

upholstery leather library

inspiration boards

Our designer-curated fabric ensembles blend colors and patterns, and balance textures and scales to help you create a complete, finished look.

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choosing cushion fill

Before the fabric comes the fill. Determining the right support for your sofa and chair cushions will ensure your perfectly customized comfort.

soft cushion fill


Filled with a blend of soft fibers, feathers, and down for the ultimate in cushiony comfort.

medium cushion fill


Padded with a low-density foam core and soft fibers to deliver the perfect amount of support.

firm cushion fill


With inner pocket coils for resilience, plus a foam and fiber wrap for a cozy contact zone. Our most supportive seat.


Buying a media center or coffee table? Make sure the wood finish on your upholstery frame looks good with the other wood finishes in your room. Click Designer Chat or visit a Design Center to get personalized recommendations.

finish library


Build your perfect sectional scenario piece by piece online, or in a Design Center with the help of our designers.


World-Class Designers

Whether in your home, at your local Design Center, or virtually, our talented designers will customize how they work to your needs.

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defining the details

Four popular detail options that can help make your piece even more personal.


A timeless technique for enhancing comfort as well as style. Whether biscuit, button, or diamond patterned, all tufts are done by hand, one stitch at a time, by our skilled craftspeople.


Choose from several finishes and a number of unique design patterns to highlight details and create eye-catching appeal. All are applied by hand in our North American workshops.

dual fabrics

Love a fabric but feel it’s too bold for an entire piece? Pair it with a second fabric in a neutral color, or more subdued pattern and create a style all your own!


A favorite traditional detail and an option for many of our sofas, loveseats, chairs, and ottomans. Ask about kick pleats, waterfall styles, and more.





Hand-tailored, fitted to our frames for a trim look, and available in a wide selection of versatile fabrics. A designer can show you which sofas, chairs, and ottomans they complement.

custom pillows

custom pillows

Pop your individual style with pillows offered in an assortment of custom fabrics. Add unique touches like piping, trims, and appliques to make yours truly one of a kind.

contrast welt

contrast welt

Welting uses wrapped cording to custom-finish edges and smooth transitions between upholstery and furniture frames. Contrast welting adds even more signature style, and a contemporary feel, by giving distinguishing features a decorative outline.

Premier In-Home Delivery

Leave all the details to our delivery specialist—they’ll bring in your custom furniture, assemble it if needed, place it exactly where you want it to go, and leave nothing behind but a positive lasting impression.

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