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What is Welt Cord Used For?

Welt Cord and Its Uses A cord with a fabric cover is called a welt cord. These are used for a wide variety of upholstery projects such as pillows, sofas, and chairs. Their main function is to hide seams in fabric especially around corners and between materials that vary in thickness or density. DAPA Products … Continue reading

What Screen Spline Do I Need?

A window screen spline is a special type of cord that is used to attach the screen to the window screen frame. This window screen frame spline can be made from rubber, vinyl, or foam. Many times, older windows will have screen splines that are broken or deteriorated and require replacement. The first step in replacing … Continue reading

How to Use Tack Strips for Upholstery Projects

Using Metal Tacking Strips It can be a challenge to upholster furniture, but metal tacking strips can help. They’re placed beneath the furniture fabric and there are three kinds. Upholstery Strips For a straight edge on your upholstery, use upholstery tack strips. They don’t require staples and work great with more visible areas. Here’s how … Continue reading

Why Use Welt Cords for Cushions?

Furniture as we know it today was influenced from previous cultures and periods throughout the world. For instance, during the Middle Ages, they began to experiment with welted cushions. Even the Spanish Court showcased elaborately decorated cushions using welting. In France, welted cushions were used in decorating furniture for the king. We can state that, … Continue reading

4 Welt Cord Projects For DIYers

Different types of welt piping can add the perfect touch to upholstered furniture, cushions, and pillows. The options for welt piping can be overwhelming when it comes time to choose the kind you would like for your DIY project. Let’s consider the different options and questions you will be faced with for your next project, … Continue reading