I'm in the same boat as you. I bought a couple of books a couple of weeks ago - Automotive Upholstery Handbook and Custom Automotive Upholstery. Been pouring over them since. They look pretty good to me, you might want to try them out.
Links are <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1931128014/103-1343348-8899869" target="_blank">here</a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1931128006/103-1343348-8899869" target="_blank">here</a> if you're interested.
[ February 14, 2003: Message edited by: Stinkin_V8 ]</p>