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Upcycling courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Upcycling is all the rage right now in Britain! From clothing to furniture this eco-trend is all about creating your own unique style from cast-offs! Have great fun and be inspired by the myriad ways you can re-use unwanted stuff. Our upcycling courses introduce you to fantastic ways to transform unwanted things into something to cherish. This is a great way to spend time with a group of friends and create new ideas for your wardrobe and home - all from things you used to throw in the bin.

£69
Hampshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
The course runs 10am - 1pm 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. All materials are provided and refreshments included, we work on a board that you can take away with you (along with your goody bag!) topics covered include: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses Application techniques Colour blending Wax use & application Stencilling Texturing Finishes...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 2nd December 2017
Upholstery and Upcycling workshop. Full Day. 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, 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...
£30
Hertfordshire
Have fun turning old t-shirts and forgotten favourites into recycled works of art with the age-old skill of rag rugging. In this half day class you will learn all the skills you will need to be able to make unique rag rugs, cushions and art to spice up your home. Careful though, it’s addictive! In this workshop, which is run at our Ragged Life Rag Rug HQ in Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, you will have the...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. The chair, all materials and tuition are included as is lunch, it's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 3 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...
£89
Greater London - Next course on 20th January 2018
As featured in Ideal Home and Mollie Makes Magazine! One day Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Beginners Workshops - held one Saturday each month, 10am-2pm at Volcano Coffee House, 40 Martell Rd, London SE21 8EN Learn Chalk Paint™ decorative paint basic techniques from paint distressing to gilding and everything inbetween in small groups in an informal and relaxed environment under the supervision of an instructor trained by Annie Sloan herself. Our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 10th February 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,...
£50
Perthshire
Students are the inspiration and focus of Sandra Fryer's Upholstery Classes. The classes are flexible and friendly, and due to the small number attending you won't find yourself waiting too long for attention. Upholstery is a challenging but immensely rewarding craft to learn. A dining chair or footstool are ideal projects for a complete beginner but more ambitious projects can be attempted by those either with previous experience, or time to attend a series of...
£497
Online & Shropshire - Next course on 13th January 2018
This is an innovative, inspiring and fun creative Personal Development Course that boosts Self Confidence and Self Belief. Transform rubbish into beautiful projects that act as visual triggers for the inner transformation within you. Immerse yourself in creativity over 7 weeks through hands-on recycling projects that open your mind to possibility, creative writing and thinking that tap into your potential, and relax between workshops with Mandala colouring and Reflective Questionnaires that help you to explore...
£65
Surrey - Next course on 27th January 2018
LEARN HOW TO TRANSFORM FURNITURE USING 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 to experiment...
£25
Warwickshire
ARE YOU READY TO START YOUR CREATIVE ADVENTURE? Come and spend a relaxing 2 hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting. We will be using notebooks, mirrors or mdf shapes, fabric and other 'findings' to create a unique project, which will be completed in time for you to take home. This is an ideal starting point for those wanting to go further on their Powertex journey. We will start...