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Beatrice Upholstery

121 Dikeman St., nr. Van Brunt St., Red Hook; 646-258-1372; beatriceupholsterynyc.com

Beatrice Giovanniello’s reupholstering service lets customers choose from a book of fabrics or bring their own to update (or restore) ravaged chairs and couches. $$-$$$ (by appointment only / made in N.Y.)

Capri Upholstery

396 Tompkins Ave., nr. Lynhurst Ave., Staten Island; 718-556-7775; bellatura.com

This family-run shop custom-makes upholstery, furniture, and frames, and all employees are skilled craftsmen trained in the European tradition. Despite its charmingly old-school vibe, Capri is contemporary enough to offer a green program using organic and chemical-free fabrics. $$$ (ecofriendly)

Chelsea Workroom

133 W. 25th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 2W; 212-243-0023; chelseaworkroom.com

These project managers and artisans provide window treatments, custom upholstery, and soft goods. The team is quick to collaborate with interior designers and clients, doling out advice on which fabrics might work best for the project at hand. $$$ (by appointment only)

Geneva Decorators

101-01 67th Dr., Forest Hills; 212-697-1930; genevadecorators.com

With 25 years of experience, these experts provide one-stop shopping for window treatments, upholstery, framing, quilting, and sofa and seat rewebbing. On-site measuring and installation are also available. $$-$$$

George Smith

4709 30th St., Long Island City; 212-226-4747; georgesmith.com

This store makes traditional English-style upholstered furniture the old-fashioned way: You choose the shape, arm style, cushion size, and fabric, and the team will build it for you in its workshop in the North of England. Delivery takes 10 to 12 weeks. $$$

Jo-Vin

94-23 Jamaica Ave., nr. 95th St., Woodhaven; 718-441-9350; jo-vin.com

A third-generation family-owned business, Jo-Vin creates window treatments (draperies, shades, valances) along with bedspreads, duvet covers, pillows, and headboards. The website includes helpful tips on measuring and fabric requirements so that you’ll know just what to ask for. $$

La Régence

34 W. 27th St., nr. Sixth Ave. second fl.; 212-736-2548; nylaregence.com

Well known among designers, La Régence specializes in couture shades, drapery, bedding, upholstery, and pillows, executing every step from design to installation. This firm is to the trade only, so have your designer coordinate. $$$ (made in N.Y.)

Lore Decorators

204 E. 120th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-534-1025

The expert upholsterers at this 50-year-old, family-run firm can reinvent high-end furniture at half the price it would cost to buy replacements. It also offers free pickup and delivery in Manhattan. $$

Martin Albert Interiors

257 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave., 12th fl.; 212-673-8000; martinalbert.com

Come here for custom-made upholstered headboards, window treatments, and slipcovers, plus guidance from a skilled and helpful staff. Custom furniture is also available. $$

Ranken Leaves

36 E. 23rd St., nr. Park Ave., Ste. 2R; 212-533-8189; rakenleaves.com

Raken Zielinski is a third-generation upholsterer of Polish descent. Using her relatives’ century-old tools and trusty 50-odd-year-old industrial sewing machines, she is one of the few people left who know how to tie springs, sculpt horsehair, mold foam, and weave jute webbing. $$$

Ray Marrerro Upholstery

914-528-1404

Skilled in the by-hand European tradition, master upholsterer Ray Marrero has an encyclopedic knowledge of furniture design: Biedermeier sofas and Ward Bennett chairs remain in beautiful condition 20 years after he’s worked on them.$$$

Stitch NYC, Inc.

Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Ave., nr. 4th St., Bldg. 3, Ste. 1003, Fort Greene; 718-875-6763

Seeking custom drapery, upholstery, bedding, window treatments, upholstered walls, or slipcovers? This attentive team of ten will hand-stitch anything to meet your needs; visit your home for a free estimate; and work willingly with your interior designer. $$$ (by appointment only / made in N.Y.)

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