Teak sofa frame with 6 loose cushions in a Cape Cod condominium. All new high density foam seat cushions supported by Pirelli rubber webbing | Upholstered by Cape Cod Upholstery Shop | Located in South Dennis, MA 02660


Welcome to Cape Cod Upholstery Shop             

If you are looking for a furniture upholsterer on Cape Cod for your small to medium size projects,  Joe Gramm has been offering high-quality, custom furniture upholstery and cushion fabrication since 1984. Cape Cod Upholstery Shop is located in South Dennis, MA.


Specializing in residential furniture upholstery, window seat cushions, wicker and rattan cushions, outdoor cushions, throw pillows, Sunbrella and Crypton upholstery fabric, 2.6 high density foam with CertiPUR-US Certification, and most of all, free and helpful upholstery advice.  


Cape Cod Upholstery Shop is a classic one-man upholstery shop. Small to medium sized furniture and cushion projects are preferred. For larger projects, I work with a high quality upholstery workroom that can complete any size project. I’m busy all year long, allow 2 to 8 weeks for completion of your work. Plan ahead | email me photos | pick out a fabric | get a quote | get on my schedule


Sunbrella and Crypton indoor-outdoor fabrics are excellent choices for your Cape Cod home and lifestyle.

Sunbrella is durable and made for living, comfortable with a soft to touch performance, easy to clean with built in stain resistance and bleach cleanable, color stable with built in UV protection and fade resistance. Sunbrella is Made in the USA.

Crypton is a manufacturer applied fabric treatment that resists moisture, stains and odors.

A typical Cape Cod home has sun, high humidity, kids, pets and guests. Consider Sunbrella and Crypton performance fabrics to be a wise investment in all your furniture upholstery and cushion projects.


In-House Services Include: Furniture Upholstery by an experienced upholsterer | Sunbrella Upholstery Fabric | Indoor & Outdoor Cushions | Window Seat Cushions | Throw Pillows | CertiPur-US 2.6 High Density Foam | Foam Replacement | Pirelli Rubber Webbing


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Custom Window Seat Cushions | Upholstered by Cape Cod Upholstery Shop | Located in South Dennis, MA 02660



Get a Quote from Cape Cod Upholstery Shop:      

  •   Emailing me a photo of your upholstery and cushion project is the fastest way to get a free preliminary estimate.  
  • I provide you with a preliminary estimate based on your photos. A trip to your home may be needed to measure for fabric, check the condition of the furniture or take a template for cushions.
  • Once a final quote is given based on labor, fabric, new supplies, sales tax, a deposit is collected and the work is scheduled. 


Upholstering furniture at Cape Cod Upholstery Shop: 

  • The old fabric is removed and all repairs like gluing the frame, tying springs, replacing padding, cleaning exposed wood and many other details are done. Making sure the structural support of your upholstered furniture is in good shape, is an important step in the upholstery process. 
  • Next in the upholstery process is the fabric. The fabric is cut, sewn and upholstered to the furniture, making sure the fabric is on straight, the fabric is taut, and the patterns are matched. 
  • Furniture is delivered back to the customer. The customer is 100% satisfied because the job was done correctly from start to finish.  


Cushion Fabrication at Cape Cod Upholstery Shop:

  • A template is made assuring the finished cushion will be a perfect fit.
  • The cushions are cut and sewn paying special attention to pattern matching, the corners being square and the welting being straight. 
  • Cushion filling options are: the original cushion, new foam and dacron wrapped cushions, or a variety of custom options like solid down & feather cushions or envelope style cushions. Envelope style cushions have an envelope and a inner core. The envelope is filled with either down and feathers or premium loose polyester fiber. The inner core is typically high density foam. 
  • Cushions are delivered back to the customer 100% satisfied.  


Collecting Massachusetts Sales Tax on Upholstered Furniture

Paying Massachusetts sales tax on upholstery can be confusing.  The Massachusetts Department of Revenue regulates upholstery as a Fabrication.  The total invoice amount is taxed at 6.25%.  Labor, supplies and fabric are taxable. Labor is taxable even if the customer supplies the fabric. Not Taxable are certain repairs, shipping, pickup and delivery.

Click Here to read the MA sales tax regulation for upholstery 

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Upholstery Fabric at Cape Cod Upholstery Shop

Cape Cod Upholstery Shop can provide fabric for all your upholstery projects. Begin your search by looking at fabrics online. Simply click the links below. Find a sample(s) you like, and I can have free memo samples shipped directly to you. It’s always best to see and feel the fabric in hand before purchasing fabric you’ve seen online.  

Greenhouse Fabrics 

10,000 designer fabrics | indoor – outdoor | Crypton | Anna Elizabeth


Fade resistant | washable | indoor – outdoor | Maid in USA 


Sunbrella Authorized Distributor

United Fabrics 

Sunbrella | Crypton | Bella-Dura

JF Fabrics  

High end exclusive fabrics | Washable | ECO Friendly | High Abrasion 


Bleach Cleanable | Made in USA

Stout Textiles

High End Prints and Embroidered Fabrics


Designer Fabric | Kravet Furniture


Sunbrella | Crypton | Inside Out

JKB Fabrics   

Residential and Commercial Fabric and Vinyl


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Photo of Joe's Upholstery Shop, by Annette Gagnon, with workers in the upholstery workroom and customers shopping for upholstery fabric. Website photo of Cape Cod Upholstery Shop | Located in South Dennis, MA 02660


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Credit Cards and Debit Cards Accepted


Cape Cod Upholstery Shop serves the towns of: 

Bourne MA | Falmouth MA | Sandwich MA | Barnstable MA | Yarmouth MA | Dennis MA | Harwich MA | Brewster MA | Chatham MA | Orleans MA | Eastham MA | Wellfleet MA | Truro MA | Provincetown MA

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