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Home furnishings courses

Home making and furnishing courses include curtain, cushion and blind making, interior design and rug making. Learn how to create a beautiful home on these courses that include anything from rug making to macrame light-pull making. Find your nearest by popping in your post code.

£60
Hampshire - Next course on 15th December 2018
Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. Meet the Tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 15th January 2019
Whether you want to upholster an old foot stall, recover and revise a lampshade and stand, use decoupage to create a quirky chest of drawers or desk, make a roman blind or simply learn to use a sewing machine....this is the workshop for you! Lucy has oodles of skills and ideas to inspire you! From decoupage, paint effects, fabric application and quirky design concepts, this workshop will give you the skills and inspiration to transform...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 27th March 2019
Make sure you choose the correct day for the animal on the following days : Needle felt Hares are longer days 9.30 -5.30/6pm. Hare Dates: Fri 1 March; Mon 27 May; Sun 23rd June 2019 Herdwick Doorstop: Wed 27 March; 28 Sept 2019 Easter Bunny: Sun 7 April Family of Owls: Fri 21 June Prickles the Hedgehog: Fri 9 August More dates may be available on our website, see the pink link above. Annis will...
£65
Northamptonshire
Join Designer & Maker Ria Rich in her colourful studio situated in rural Northamptonshire where you can design and create a fabulous lampshade to compliment your home. In this all day workshop you will learn various fabric printing techniques such stencils with screens, resists and stamps etc to create your design. A selection of fabrics will be available for you to experiment on which will then be used to cover and construct a 20cm drum...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 19th March 2019
Lucy runs her Interior design and soft furnishing workshops and business from her 17th Century colourful home in the Derbyshire Dales. A taste of Interior Design: An inspirational workshop mixing both theory and practical tasks. Are you looking to re-design your home, interested in a new hobby, or simply want a bit of time to be creative.... Lucy has hand picked all of her favorite parts from her 10 week course at Nottingham Trent University,...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 15th February 2019
This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your...
£35
Worcestershire - Next course on 9th March 2019
Learn to make a beautiful & professional roman blind. Furnish your home with style. Learn how to measure your window and calculate how much fabric you require. You will make a lined sample blind, we provide the fabric. Leave with a finished sample blind (minus the wooden doweling) and instructions to follow at home. Basic sewing skills required. For further details or to book, please contact Judi using the buttons above
£25
Hampshire - Next course on 27th January 2019
Create a beautiful intricate macrame pot hanger on handmade recycled copper stands. Learn how to do half hitch, flat knots, half knots and other various techniques. Embellish with wooden beads and different textured cotton string to make your piece unique. Meet the tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the...
£75
London
The two day stained glass workshop is an amazing way to start your journey into the addictive world of stained glass. The two day workshop is divided with four key activities : Day 1: Day one is an important session as you will get the opportunity to learn the following: 1. Pattern selection. 2. Glass selection. 3. Familiarisation of tools. 4.Cutting glass and familiarisation of different angles and styles of cutting. 5. Grinding cut glass...
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 9th February 2019
Angie had been teaching upholstery, soft furnishings and loose covers for nearly 15 years from her home just outside Matlock on the edge of the peak District. There are 4 students on this 2 day introductory course ideal for beginners or the very rusty to try out and see if they will enjoy themselves. These two, six hour days are only suitable for small projects unless you are wanting to complete a project you have...