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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.

£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 29th November 2018
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...
£60
Hampshire - Next course on 20th October 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...
£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...
£68
Cumbria - Next course on 7th November 2018
Annis will arrive with everything you need to create and learn to carefully needle felt the soft blended Herdwick wool mix to make a fabulous Herdwick, Hare , Owls or Hummingbird . She is highly accomplished in needle felting and her work is for sale in local galleries in Cumbria. She also sells needle felt kits online. **** Sat 12 May - Needle felt Herdwicks Doorstop **** New date with spaces *** Mon 28 May...
£10
Staffordshire - Next course on 29th October 2018
**Half Term Special Offer** Gnomes are all the rage for this season, and our “No Sew Gnomes” are no exception! Join us for some crafting fun, and go home with a cute Gnome to place on a shelf, give as a gift. These cute little guys (or girls) are fun to make, and take no experience. The photo doesn’t do these cuties justice, all materials are provided! Grab some friends or come meet some new...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 22nd November 2018
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,...
£25
Hampshire - Next course on 21st October 2018
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...
£260
Derbyshire - Next course on 7th December 2018
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 3 day course. Some suggestions as to suitable projects are as follows: Upholstery - a fireside, winged armchair or a bedroom chair, traditional dining chair, headboard, footstool (small to very large and we can provide frames at additional cost) are some suggestions....
£95
Greater Manchester
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard. These 2 workshops are suitable for students with minimal sewing experience. You can find further information on my website via the link above. Machine made lined curtains I will teach you all the skills necessary to construct lined curtains to a...
£120
Essex - Next course on 15th November 2018
Have you got a piece of furniture that looks a little dull or out-dated? Do you fancy being creative? We have designed an inspirational course that's just for you! With over 20 years of interior design experience from show houses to private clients Sarah is now the owner of ReVamp Boutique, a small company in Essex who upcycle, repurpose and redesign furniture. During this 2 Day workshop you will be base painting and decoupaging a...