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Custom Organic Sofa

detail image of sofa

This custom organic sofa was commissioned by an organic ‘permaculture’ gardener. We used locally produced wool batting and wool felt, organic cotton upholstery padding, organic cotton ticking fabric, natural jute burlap & webbing and FSC-certified maple to complete the job.

detail image of sofa

'bare bones' maple wood custom sofa frame

The sofa’s ‘bare bones’ – a salvaged chaise frame modified into a full sofa frame

See how this sofa was upholstered – Step 1: Restyling a Reclaimed Frame.

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About the Author

CarlaHey there! I'm Carla Pyle. I love the stories that our furniture tells. For me a picture of my Granddaddy Milton's green upholstered arm chair brings to mind the vivid rhymes & colors of 'The Cat in the Hat' and his soft low voice in the telling. I love too that there is always an element of nature in furniture - the warm-toned curving grain of a walnut leg or the reflection of life in a mid-century chrome piece. The best part of teaching & sharing natural upholstery is that it ties all of these things together. Stories - of individual experience and of the planet - help us build happy & healthy homes.View all posts by Carla →

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