Blawnox Upholstery, 388 Freeport Road, 412-826-9080 or www.blawnoxupholstery.com
Decorator & Upholstery Supply.: 501 McNeilly Road, Brookline. 412-561-3770 or www.decoratorsupplyinc.com.
Gene Sanes Upholstery: 1645 Penn Ave., Strip District, 412-471-8224 or www.genesanes.com.
LOOM Exquisite Textiles: 2124 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412-586-4346 or www.loomshowroom.com
Pittsburgh Upholstery, 3346 Babcock Blvd., Ross, 412-335-7642 or www.pittsburghupholstery.com
T’s Upholstery Studio, 3611 Butler St., Lawrenceville, 412-687-1988 or http://tsupholsterystudio.com/.
Hancock Fabrics, 12224 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills, 412-793-9280 or www.hancockfabrics.com
Joann Fabrics: various locations, www.joann.com
This fall, Community College of Allegheny County will offer two eight-week courses taught by professional upholsterers. Students will learn measuring, sewing and padding techniques required to recondition and recover furniture. Classes will be held at Canon McMillan High School or CCAC North Campus. Tuition is $119. Information: www.ccac.edu. Click on the Fall 2014 course offerings.
-- Rosa Colucci, Post-Gazette