Restorer. Reupholsterer. Fabricator. Designer. Miller Upholstering is owned and operated by Helen Miller since 2001. She works one-on-one with residential clients as well as architects, home remodelers, interior designers, boutique owners, vintage and antique dealer/collectors, woodworkers, furniture makers and anyone else who needs professional assistance in design, fabrication, restoration and/or reupholstery of furnishings. In her shop on E Lake St and as Vendor 80 at Loft Antiques 50th/Xerxes, she sells one-off vintage and antique restored pieces, handmade decor pillows, luxury and collectible vintage textiles from around the world. She loves to collaborate with clients in matching fresh new designer fabrics to worthy old frames and soft furnishings, giving them style and purpose for the 21st century.
Heritage Then and Now 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 heavy and high performance fabrics. The fabric library at Miller Upholstering is hand selected by Helen from international design centers in the US and sourced during her travels abroad. Depend on her knowledge and experience of 19 years to guide you in selecting a fabric that is just right for your project.
Custom Cushions and Pillows Helen 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.
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 fabricate 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.
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.