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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.
Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
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Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Cornwall - Next course on 26th August 2019
£200
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 a beautiful selection of top fabrics are all provided. You will also be given refreshments,...
Upholstery 2-day beginners course
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Upholstery 2-day beginners course
Hertfordshire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£295
Our two-day upholstery taster course is ideal for beginners who want to work on their own projects under our expert guidance. If you have little or no experience we suggest that you start with something small like a pin-cushion stuffed chair, drop-in dining seat, a small foot stool, a small headboard, a pelmet or a modern dining chair.  Stripping back the old upholstery and making good the frame can take time, so please bear this in mind.  If you unsure that your project is suitable for a short course, please...
Upholstery AMUSF Diploma - Stirling
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Upholstery AMUSF Diploma - Stirling
Stirlingshire
£3450
AMUSF Upholstery Diploma During this three stage programme, students will develop their practical skills, gaining knowledge and experience in the manipulation of a variety of materials and processes, within the context of a series of individual set exercises and projects. Students will receive workshop inductions, practical demonstrations and teaching in the use and application of core materials and techniques, both modern and traditional. Stage 1 practical experience (* assessment pieces): Drop-in seat exercise (modern materials) Drop-in seat exercise (traditional materials) Stitched and stuffed footstool or chair (traditional materials and methods)...
Upholstery at Forgan Arts Centre
Upholstery at Forgan Arts Centre
Tayside - Next course on 27th August 2019
£90
For beginners: with Jaqueline Donachie An exciting class for those new to upholstery or continuing with a current Forgan project. Jacqueline will guide you through a variety of techniques and introduce you to the equipment needed for a small upholstery project. There is a limited number of tools available at the Centre for the class to share. You may choose to invest in your own along the way. To get started you will need a measuring tape, tailors chalk, fabric scissors and to bring a piece of furniture to work...
Upholstery classes in Norwich
Upholstery classes in Norwich
Norfolk - Next course on 6th September 2019
£48
What should I expect? These Fridays will generally run once a month from 10am - 4pm.  This class is informal and tuition will be given to guide you through your upholstery project. This workshop is suitable for experienced or non experienced upholsterers and you will have tools and equipment available to use for modern or traditional upholstery projects. I can give you guidance on what can be completed at home should you not finish your project during the day.   Those of you with prior upholstery experience may just want to...
Upholstery classes traditional and modern - Romsey, Hampshire
Upholstery classes traditional and modern - Romsey, Hampshire
Hampshire - Next course on 24th September 2019
£135
This course is perfect for beginners, improvers and advanced students to learn about the craft whilst upcycling their own chair or stool. You will acquire new skills and knowledge about upholstery and will be given advice and instruction on the best way to achieve professional results. Classes which are due to start in September are currently full and a waiting list is being taken, so that as soon as places become available I can contact you. I would be delighted to answer any questions or queries. More courses will commence...
Upholstery Course - The Cube Stool - at Makers Quarter Manchester
Upholstery Course - The Cube Stool - at Makers Quarter Manchester
Lancashire
£225
Upholstery - Cube stool A Two day workshop with Simion Hawtin-Smith ​ There is nothing more satisfying than learning a new skill and going away with something to show for it! Over two days learn the skills you need to create a Bespoke Cube stool. This compact and versatile piece of furniture can be used as a footstool or seating.....a great place to start when learning the traditional techniques of Upholstery. ​- The fully upholstered Cube course teaches students traditional upholstery skills. - Learn how to hand stitch the piping...
Upholstery Course - Work on your own project
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Upholstery Course - Work on your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£350
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 project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a total novice. We...
Upholstery course for beginners Friday morning classes
Upholstery course for beginners Friday morning classes
Somerset - Next course on 27th September 2019
£175
Upholstery classes in traditional and modern techniques suitable for beginners and improvers. These half day classes are designed to teach students a range of basic skills and techniques in order to complete one or more projects. The class sizes are small to allow plenty of tutor contact time. The tutor, Jill Humphrey, is an AMUSF qualified upholsterer and works commercially within the industry. Students should bring a chair to work on and discuss their choice with the tutor before the start of the course as to it’s suitability. Each student...
Upholstery evening leisure class
Upholstery evening leisure class
Strathclyde - Next course on 4th September 2019
£30
Have you got a piece of furniture you would like to upholster, but would like professional guidance? This evening upholstery class is ideal for those who have a project in mind and want to learn some new skills. Flexible classes tailored to you, as you can book in per evening class when it suits you. Bring your own (small) piece of furniture, learn how to re-upholster it using either traditional or modern methods and materials, and bring home a transformed piece of furniture to be proud of! Beginners are welcome,...

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