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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.

£110
Gloucestershire - Next course on 28th February 2018
Our courses are aimed at those of you who have never painted furniture before, or who have flirted-with but would like to develop their skills. The courses will cover the most basic techniques, along with a generous dose of furniture painting ideas in a relaxed manner. The intention is to cover everything that you need to know to get started in re-styling furniture and the workshop will be very many hands on. Whether you just...
£89.95
Essex - Next course on 27th February 2018
ShabbyAnd’s… Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop using Autentico Chalk Paints For many years, Ann Cope has been transforming thousands of pieces of furniture to great acclaim for clients and customers all over the Country. Her West Mersea based business "ShabbyAnd…" is the leading supplier of Autentico Chalk Paint and Ann's workshops are regularly oversubscribed. All our courses are run at the “Mersea Island Furniture Painting School” founded by Ann Cope. If you’ve never experienced using chalk...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 10th March 2018
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...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
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 - Stencilling - Texturing - Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 17th March 2018
"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 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 step. She has a relaxed and friendly style of teaching. A...
£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...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 10th April 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,...
£89
Greater London - Next course on 3rd March 2018
As featured in Ideal Home and Mollie Makes Magazine! One day Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Beginners Workshops. Learn Chalk Paint™ decorative paint basic techniques from paint distressing to gilding and everything in between 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 (Techniques 1) will equip the beginner with the basic skills required to get started on their...
£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...
£65
Surrey - Next course on 22nd March 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...