Keep It In The Family: 1940s Open Arm Side Chair in process of reupholstering in  Robert Allen Design 's wool Pecore Plaid

Keep It In The Family: 1940s Open Arm Side Chair in process of reupholstering in Robert Allen Design's wool Pecore Plaid

Restorative Reupholstery for Vintage and Antiques Miller Upholstering is owned and operated by Helen Miller since 2001.  She believes in not just recovering but restoring older furniture that hold special memories or that have character worth preserving.  She specializes in collaborating with clients to match fresh new designer textiles to these worthy old frames bringing them to this century's style and purpose.

Heritage Whether it's a family heirloom or new-to-you vintage, her curated selection of fabrics will transform, while in-depth work to frame, spring and padding systems utilizing modern and traditional methods, will preserve your special piece for years to come.

Couture and Legacy Textiles Fine fabrics are sold at Miller Upholstering from light weight wovens and prints running the gamut of fiber content and pattern, to heavier high performance fabrics most customers instantly recognize as "upholstery weight".  But there is much in between!  The fabric library at Miller Upholstering is hand selected by Helen from the international design centers in the USA and sourced during her travels abroad.  Depend on her knowledge and experience of 18 years to guide you in selecting a fabric that is just right for your project.

 

Custom Cushions and Pillows  Helen Miller of Miller Upholstering also fabricates and repairs cushions for built-in's as well as indoor/outdoor areas and furniture frames.   Expert in working with woodworkers, designers and architects at every stage of creating seating arrangements, as well as residential clients refilling older seating of quality furnishings. 

 George Nelson's "Pavement" is textile chosen for curved banquette designed by  Christopher Strom Architects , built by  Regency Custom Cabinetry

George Nelson's "Pavement" is textile chosen for curved banquette designed by Christopher Strom Architects, built by Regency Custom Cabinetry

Soft Home Furnishings Throw pillows, toss pillows, bolsters, stuffed ottomans, benches - any variety of small cushions used as room accents professionally sewn and finished are always a pleasure to execute in collaboration with client's desired scheme.  Helen works with boutique owners, fiber artists, textile collectors, interior designers, loft, apartment, urban and country dwellers to provide unique soft furnishings for each.

 Curated living room in London Burough of Hackney;  Designers Guild  velvet along with vintage woven and print silk textiles make up a comfy sofa's mix of pillows. Helen Miller says, "have work? will travel!"

Curated living room in London Burough of Hackney; Designers Guild velvet along with vintage woven and print silk textiles make up a comfy sofa's mix of pillows. Helen Miller says, "have work? will travel!"

 

Superior Craftsmanship  A passion for style and substance. Mastery of traditional and modern upholstery methods, using the best materials for each project and offering unique fabric and design is what has named Miller Upholstering Best Furniture Repair by Twin Cities’ City Pages.  

 


** Voted "Best of Twin Cities" in it's class by City Pages in 2012.