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Upholstery courses and workshops can transform your home and add to your comfort! Get to grips with coil springs, stapling, sewing and cutting. Learning upholstery could give you a hobby which will see you collecting and re-inventing furniture for the rest of your life! Create beautiful and unique pieces, meet like minded people and enjoy the learning process with one of our expert upholsterers and tutors.

£145
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th November 2018
Learn to upholster a dining or bedroom chair, using age old upholstery techniques: webbing, stuffing, stitching the seat pad into shape, tensioning of fabrics and an eye for the finishing details. The weekend is scheduled for you to be able to complete a chair with a traditionally upholstered chair seat. A chair with a back and/or arms will take longer than 1 weekend! You are, of course, very welcome to come back to complete your...
£145
Dorset
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer. All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
£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.
£2800
Cambridgeshire
The Diploma is designed to offer comprehensive training for you to start a career within the upholstery sector. The course will provide you with an excellent level of practical skills and a understanding of the legal regulations and requirements of being a professional upholsterer.​ All classes are limited to a maximum of 3 students ensuring you have a high level of tuition and minimal waiting time for guidance. The diploma course duration is a minimum...
£69
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th November 2018
Classes run in 2-hour weekly sessions £69 for 6 sessions, anytime between 1st October and 30th June. Come and learn to restore your favorite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in small size classes (max 6 people) and personalised tuition. All levels welcome from beginners to advanced. Just choose the day of the week that suits you best: - Tuesday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs - Wednesday 19.00hrs – 21.00hrs - Thursday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs One-to-one...
£225
Greater Manchester - Next course on 24th November 2018
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 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...
£145
Berkshire - Next course on 12th January 2019
Learn about traditional materials and sundries, e.g. Tacks, webbing, springs, hessian, horsehair, wadding and calico. Learn about traditional methods, e.g. ripping out, to web, attach hessian, hair stuffing, stitched edges, apply calico, apply top cover fabric and trimmings. Modern methods also taught. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Small classes - maximum of 8 (eight) students. Bring your own furniture. Beginners should ring tutor for advice on what will be suitable. Upholstery materials and sundries will...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 19th January 2019
"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 5 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...
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 8th 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 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...