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Upholstery courses

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.

£140
Hampshire - Next course on 18th May 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...
£95
Hampshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool. What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and...
£145
Dorset - Next course on 27th April 2019
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.
£150
Cornwall - Next course on 6th May 2019
We run regular five day and weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own...
£95
Greater Manchester - Next course on 13th May 2019
Have you got an upholstery project but don’t know where start? Get help and attend our brand new ‘Bring your own’ upholstery course hosted by Upholsterer and Creative Director, Simion Hawtin-Smith. Simion will provide you with all the advice and tools you need to give your piece of furniture, a new lease of life. Whether it is an Ercol chair, an armchair, a cocktail chair or even a footstool, you are guaranteed to create something...
£200
Cornwall - Next course on 8th June 2019
This is a lovely introduction to traditional upholstery. This course is run by Polly. Polly has over ten years experience in restoration and has been teaching in London for over seven years so you'll be in safe hands. On this course you will be taught to make a footstool from the frame up, using only traditional upholstery methods, no foam here! The frame, materials, legs (a choice of wooden or metal legs are available) and...
£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...
£80
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 4th May 2019
Upholstery One Day Workshops - Saturdays Maybe you're new to upholstery, this is a great way to 'dip your toe' to find out if you are going to enjoy the art of upholstery, you will learn about the tools and traditional methods using webbing, hessian and fillings. This single day is also perfect if you're not able to commit to our 5 week courses, perhaps you have a piece of furniture you're already working on...