20171404ca Oak & Velvet Hand-Crafted Furniture - JRC-NHRegister
An employee at Oak & Velvet, creators of hand-crafted upholstered furniture at 180 Johnson St. in Middletown, hand stitches a chair, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

An employee at Oak & Velvet, creators of hand-crafted upholstered furniture at 180 Johnson St. in Middletown, hand stitches a chair, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)