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Soft furnishings (cushions, blinds & curtains) courses

Learn to make curtains, blinds and cushion covers at soft furnishing classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Enjoyable and useful courses that teach you the skills to make your home beautiful. Would you like to learn how to make all your own soft furnishings? Come and join a course, workshop or group and be inspired by an expert teacher who will share their skill with you.

£59
Greater Manchester - Next course on 4th May 2019
Make your own scatter cushion in the surroundings of the inspiring Edwardian cotton mill. Learn how to sew the cushion with me, including adding a zip and button detail. Choose a feather filled or fibre insert. All fabrics included, choose from patterns and plains. Take home your scatter cushion to put in pride of place in your home. Approx. size 44cm square
£325
Greater Manchester
The ottoman, a large footstool can also double up as a coffee table. Students on the course will learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, including slip stitching and making the buttons. Paint techniques are also taught using Reloved vintage paints.
£225
Greater Manchester - Next course on 27th April 2019
Learn to upholster a beautiful footstool on a two day course in Stockport. 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...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 2nd May 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...
£150
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 bespoke soft furnishings to a professional standard. These 2 workshops are more suitable for those with some sewing experience. Interlined Curtains You will learn how to produce professionally finished curtains, considered to be "high end" luxury. Following traditional techniques, they are predominantly hand sewn with weighted hems...
£3999
Cape Town - Next course on 11th August 2019
Join us on this 14 night textile adventure to South Africa and the 20th South African National Quilt Festival. Flights included. This tour takes you to some of the country’s most iconic sites and experiences; Table Mountain and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town, Robben Island, wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, the Garden Route and an elephant safari. Our expert, Mandy Shaw, will be on hand throughout the tour, hosting 1 full day...
£120
Worcestershire - Next course on 19th May 2019
Learn to sew - Set of 4 complete beginners workshops, run over 2 days in Worcester. Get to know your sewing machine, and make a project each week If you are new to sewing, looking to take up a new hobby, or return to sewing, this is the course for you Four individual 3hr workshops where you will get to know your machine, and learn how to make an item each week. You can bring...
£40
Worcestershire - Next course on 23rd June 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
£495
Derbyshire - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Angie aims on this 4 day course to introduce new students to the wonderful occupations of either upholstery, soft furnishings or loose covers, in a happy balance between learning and enjoyment, so that you can go home and transform your homes. She has been teaching for nearly 16 years from her home just outside Matlock on the edge of the peak District. There are 3 students on this 4 day course. The small student numbers...
£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...