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Objective:   Seek the Position of Upholsterer

SUMMARY:   Profoundly creative, skillful and reliable Upholsterer with over six years experience making, repairing, and replacing upholstery for household furniture and transportation vehicles, using knowledge of fabrics and methods of upholstery.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Profound ability to sit and stand during shift.
  • Exceptional ability to distinguish colors and align intricate    designs in fabrics.
  • Great ability to lift and carry min 40 lbs.
  • Immense ability to setup & operate upholstery equipment.
  • Uncommon ability to use necessary tools and equipment.
  • Exceedingly non allergic to chemicals, solvents, paints,    adhesives, natural or manmade materials, fabrics, or feathers.
  • Strong ability to wear protective equipment for extended    periods of time.
  • Exceptional ability to work from documentation such as    blueprints, drawings, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills.

    Professional Experience

    The Furniture Place Inc., Minneapolis
    2002 - Present

    • Measure and cut new covering material, using pattern and measuring and cutting instruments.
    • Operate sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
    • Fit, install, and secure material on workpiece, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    • Adjust or replace webbing, padding, and springs and secure them in place.
    • Attach binding or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling.
    • Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needle and thread.
    • Read order and apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine type and amount of material required to cover workpiece.
    • Draw cutting lines on material following pattern, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencil, paint, or other method.
    • Attach fasteners, grommets, buckles, ornamental trim, and other accessories to cover or frame, using hand tools.
    • Examine upholstery to locate defects.
    • Remove covering, webbing, padding, and defective springs from workpiece, using hand tools.
    • Repair frame of workpiece.
    • Stack, align, and smooth material on cutting table.
    • Drill or punch holes in material.
    • Design upholstery cover patterns.
    • Maintain records of time required to perform each job.
    • Refinish wood surfaces on upholstered or reupholstered furniture.

    The Furniture Place Inc., Minneapolis
    2000 - 2002

    Upholsterer Apprentice
    • Examined upholstery to locate defects.
    • Repaired or replaced damaged or defective upholstery on chairs or sofas.
    • Sewed, tore, or ripped with needle and thread.
    • Pulled tacks or staples from defective upholstery, using hammer or pliers, and removed upholstery from frame.
    • Tacked, sewed, or stapled replacement upholstery to frame.


    High School Diploma (2000)

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