Upholstery is a specialized skilled trade that entails the art of crafting and restoring fine furniture with quality details, such as diamond tufting, topstitching, channels, webbing, coil springs, “ultra-cell” foam, and padding. For high-end pieces, upholsterers may opt for designer-brand fabrics or leather.
They are traditionally wooden framework support on which an artist fastens a piece of canvas. They are also used for small-scale embroidery to provide steady tension, affixing the edges of the fabric with push-pins or a staple gun before beginning to sew, and then removing it from the stretcher when the work is complete. Stretchers are usually in the shape of a rectangle, although shaped canvases are also possible.
A person who works with upholstery is called an upholsterer. An apprentice upholsterer is sometimes called an outsider or trimmer.
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A stretcher bar is used to construct a wooden stretcher used by artists to mount their canvases. Interior angle of a completed stretcher bar corner showing the slot designed to fit a Corner key.