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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Serrated Walking Feet
« on: November 11, 2010, 01:19:21 PM »
I love specialized feet, and have a boatload of snap-on feet for my domestic machine.  But, my industrial is a walking foot, and I HATE changing the feet.  >:( So... I basically do everything with a welt foot.  ::)

This is going a little off topic, but...  Sam Sloan (Sloan Machinery) in Massachusetts invented a quick-change device that holds up to three feet on your straight-stitch industrial machine -- ready to drop into place.  Can't remember the cost, but it wasn't much.

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Deciding on a business name
« on: November 06, 2010, 09:17:55 AM »
As long as the name is not too limiting.  If your name is something like, "Gene's Draperies"  and you decide to get into furniture or marine, you have a problem getting looked over.

Wish I had realized this when I started...  "West Village" is the old name for my part of town -- that part wasn't hard.

1. West Village Drapery -- turns out I hate doing window treatments.
2. West Village Upholstery -- not bad, except I was doing slipcovers at the time. Duh.
3. West Village Studio -- general, all-purpose (no matter where I go with it).

Had to register (or re-register) with Fed, state, and local offices, and change everything at the bank every single time.  When I added buttons, I got smart and just did a DBA.  West Village Studio is the official, legal name, although I hardly use it anymore -- buttons kinda took over my life...

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: looking for a button dies size 22
« on: November 05, 2010, 06:22:22 PM »
Paul, I have a 3/4 complete set (bottom die is toast), if you're interested.

dede @ workroombuttons (dot) com

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Get your cutters sharpened... finally!
« on: November 05, 2010, 06:18:56 PM »
I have a local supplier that sells them for $15 (they don't have a website)
Here's one website that sells them for $15-$20, depending on size:
http://www.rochfordsupply.com/shop/Upholstery_Buttons/Tools_and_Dies/Short_Button_Cutter/index.html

Ah, now I understand... #22 is at that price.  They don't tend to lose their edge like the bigger cutters do.

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Get your cutters sharpened... finally!
« on: November 04, 2010, 06:46:03 PM »
A new button cutter is only $15.

No offense, sofadoc, but not according to any price list I have here.  Where are you getting these 15.00 cutters?

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The Business Of Upholstery / Get your cutters sharpened... finally!
« on: November 04, 2010, 10:57:13 AM »
Bobby Mac the Knife Sharpening Service is now sharpening button and grommet cutters by mail.  Bob can sharpen any brand cutter, and he has a fast turnaround time.

We are not affiliated in any way, but Bob sharpened my cutters and they cut like buttah.  :D  No one else offers this service, and I am pleased to recommend him.

He's running a promotional special right now -- contact him directly for details:

bob@bobbymactheknife.com
781-242-9118

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