What's Going On In The Shop

Our Stitch Styles and What They Mean to You

When ordering your LeBaron Bonney Interior you may be presented with a choice of “stitch styles”. Most people aren’t familiar with the term “stitch styles”. They might be thinking “is that like cross stitch, or embroidery, or a zig-zag stitch like my mom did with her sewing machine?” Actually, when we refer to stitch styles it is the construction and appearance of seat faces, which are the center sections of the seat, as opposed to the border. The diagram below will help you visualize this. LeBaron Bonney offers four stitch styles: Flat Material – It’s just like it sounds – a flat panel of fabric, leather, or vinyl. The only stitching is around the perimeter of the fabric where it attaches to the borders. Heat-Sealed Channel Quilted Vinyl – This gives a vinyl face pleats and is produced by sandwiching batting, that is specialized for the heat sealing process, between.. Read More

Authorized Installer Hatfield Restorations Calls LB a Partner

Located in Canton, TX, Hatfield Restorations is a LeBaron Bonney Authorized Installer with a twenty six year history installing our interiors. We spoke with Tony Chamberlain, an Assembly and Upholstery Specialist with the company, about Hatfield Restorations and their experience with LeBaron Bonney. Q: How long have you been in business? A: Twenty six years Q: What services does your shop offer? A: Complete automotive restoration services. We do all aspects of our business in house, except for re-chroming, which is sent out. Q: What is your specialty? A: Upholstery and woodworking. Q: How did Hatfield get into this business? A: Our owner, Gary Hatfield, had been involved with cars since he was a kid – racing and restoring them. He had been in construction and decided to open a garage on property he owned. He built that into Hatfield Restorations, a multi-million dollar company. Q: What do you like most about.. Read More

Tell Us Your Car Story and You Just Might Win!

We would love to hear your story about a classic car. Tell us about a car you own or owned, or maybe just tell us a good car story from “back in the day”. Post your story along with a photo on our Facebook page. If we use it in our LeBaron Bonney Insider blog, or in an email, we’ll send you a $25.00 gift certificate you can apply to any LeBaron Bonney Company product!