Furniture painting, chalk paint and shabby chic courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn to transform your old furniture? Create fresh, modern objects of elegance and comfort from old, with this range of courses and workshops in furniture painting and restoration. Tutors may cover restoring, up-cycling and painting furniture - it's an extremely satisfying business! Learn the techniques of shabby chic, correct sanding, french polishing and painting strokes and how to complete basic repair work.
"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. It's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 5 per course so it's ideal for friends to book and come along together!
Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da and avid upcycler) runs the course and will guide you through step by step. She has a relaxed and friendly style of teaching. A...
The course runs in our studio near to our shop in Bridge St, Andover. We start with tea & coffee and a chat through projects that you have planned.
Topics covered include:
- Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses
- Application techniques
- Colour blending
- Wax use & application
- Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes
Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER
Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer.
All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
Professionally Trained By Annie Sloan in Paint Techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. Over 7 years experience.
Learn how to use different techniques with chalk paint and how to achieve a professional finish for all of your old furniture.
Two Colour distressing, Ageing, textured, crackle look. How to use the clear and dark wax with confidence.
A tailor made course to give you confidence in painting your own furniture. We will paint...
Join us for a fun afternoon where you will learn: preparation, techniques and get to take your project home with you. There will also be 10% discount on any Frenchic products bought on the day.
Come have some fun, learn to use Frenchic Chalk Paint and get hands-on experience with your local Accrington Stockist at Space 2 Make. In this drop-in session you will learn the basics and to expand your painting repertoire.
- Next course on 20th October 2018
BBC 1 Money for Nothing Upholsterer Simion Hawtin-Smith is now offering courses.
Designed in the Reloved workshop, courses will teach students traditional and modern upholstery skills, paint techniques, and much more. Based at Reloved Works in Bredbury Greater Manchester studio, classes will be small and friendly. Students will have plenty of time with Simion, helping them to gain valuable knowledge to begin their making journey.
Learn the basics of upholstery and take home your very...
Learn how to transform furniture using ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT
Come along and learn how to use this incredible paint, then go away inspired to tackle your projects at home.
This is a friendly and relaxed furniture painting workshop set in the gorgeous Summerhouse at Packhouse. During this 3 hour course step by step instruction will be given along with an instruction sheet and the chance to ask any questions. You will have a chance...
This one day course is designed to give the student all the fundamental practical skills needed to paint and upcycle furniture to a professional level. This along with the added woodcare knowledge will allow the students to sympathetically restore any piece of furniture whether it’s with paint or naturally.
The student will bring a relatively small piece of furniture to work on which will go through my very own professional process. Acrylic eggshell will be...
All courses are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free.
Number of students: 4 max
Duration: 1 Day (0900 - 1700) Day Courses or
3 Evening courses Wednesdays (18:30 to 21:30)
I'd like to welcome you to our workshop and in this one day introductory course to hand tools and basic DIY you will learn how to use non power tool options...