Samuel and Sons Passementerie

04.25.19

Tailor Made: Sewing Mitered Corners

Our latest episode of Tailor Made—the second of three visits to the workroom of Grant Trick—details the construction of mitered corners using both embroidered and épinglé borders.

Trimmings shown: Odori Embroidered Border and Orly Épinglé Velvet Border.

Designed to offer a look behind-the-scenes in top trade workrooms, Tailor Made shares insight into the construction techniques behind some of the best-loved soft furnishing and upholstery designs.

WATCH our first episode, “Joining the Ends of a Twist Cord” and stay tuned for next month’s video where Grant will share tips for adding interest to nailhead applications with the addition of gimp.

 

03.13.19

Introducing Tailor-Made, An Exciting New Video Series from Samuel & Sons

We’re proud to introduce the first in a new series of videos that will take you behind the scenes in some of the industry’s top trade workrooms. Through the Tailor-Made series, you’ll discover inspiring trim applications while learning construction and sewing techniques from the experts. We begin with Grant Trick of Birmingham, Alabama, who shares his approach to seamlessly joining a twist cord.

Tailor-Made Video Featuring Upholstery and Soft Furnishings Expert, Grant TrickABOUT GRANT TRICK

Grant Trick, owner of Design Industry Workroom in Birmingham, designs and produces custom upholstered furniture and soft furnishings for interior designers and architects across the country.

Grant originally studied apparel design, but quickly realized his passion for not only sewing, but building as well. This combination of aptitudes lead him to begin his career in New York, working in visual design and prop making for brands such as Tiffany & Co., Levi Strauss, and Nautica. After 5 years in NYC, he relocated to San Francisco where he found work in trade workrooms and fell in love with the craft.

Through these formative experiences, he honed his knowledge of tailoring, scale and proportion, which distinguish him as an invaluable resource to his clients. Grant believes that the hallmark of high design is in the details, which is why he focuses on every element, from each stitch to each spring, to produce the highest quality custom pieces for which he is known.

Follow Grant Trick on Instagram.

 

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