Home Fabric from Makes Repairing Furniture More Affordable

Bayonne, NJ, January 14, 2014 - Barras Fabrics, an online fabric store, is touting do it yourself reupholstering as an inexpensive alternative to pricey furniture restorations. Sighting a variety of Internet resources offering guidance on the basics of reupholstering furniture and its affordable selection of fabric, the company hopes to help consumers save money.

“We have discount fabrics in a huge selection of patterns and colors. There is sure to be something that matches that old ripped up love seat or those worn out kitchen chairs you have been meaning to take to a furniture restoration person,” said Mendy Schonbrun, president of Barras Fabrics.

Furniture restoration can be costly no matter how big or small a job is. These skilled professionals charge premium prices for their services. When a piece of furniture needs its upholstery replaced, the material costs and the labor can become prohibitively expensive.

By offering home fabrics on its website without the overhead of a retail store, Barras Fabrics can pass savings on to consumers. The company is encouraging those consumers to delve into the world of online “how to” tutorials to get instructions on reupholstering their furniture.

Websites like Wikihow and even the websites of popular magazine’s like Better Homes and Gardens offer comprehensive step by step guides on how to reupholster furniture. A scan around comments on those articles finds that many people have found the process rewarding and not too difficult. While these people might not be masters of furniture restoration, they have salvaged some damaged furniture.

For more information about Barras Fabrics or to place an order for fabric for reupholstering, visit the online fabric store‘s website at or call 877-688-0388. The discount fabric retailer can also be found on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and it blogs about fabrics and home renovations at