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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.

£130
Hampshire
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 April are currently full and a waiting list is being taken, so that as soon as places become available I can contact...
£125
Dorset
Our Part Time Upholstery Courses run in line with school term times and run for one session per week for six weeks under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer with 40 yrs experience and 20 yrs experience as a tutor. "Our Tutor, Alan, is one of those rare people whose passion for what he does has become a way of life." Class times as follows Monday afternoon 1:45pm - 4:45pm Tuesday evening 6pm -...
£225
Lancashire
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...
£350
Cornwall - Next course on 27th 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...
£50
Somerset
Cherry Dobson is author of the extremely popular "The Upholstery Bible", which has sold 56,000 copies! Cherry started teaching Upholstery in Colchester 30 years ago for the Adult Education Centre. While tutoring in Colchester Cherry attended an Advanced City and Guilds Course at the Guildhall University London gaining a Distinction. I have always worked on private commissions myself, and so have considerable hands-on experience in the craft. Courses include both traditional and modern methods of...
£25
Strathclyde - Next course on 22nd May 2019
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,...
£110
Cumbria
We are offering upholstery skills workshops suitable for beginners or those with some experience. The workshops will accomodate 8 or 9 people in a small and friendly group and our focus for the weekend will be on the upholstery techniques needed to make a footstool. We can also consider other smaller items such as a Lloyd loom box or a blanket box, for those with some experience we can help you with a small chair...
£13
Rutland
The Upholstery for Beginners course gives a step-by-step clear instruction for anyone wanting to learn some upholstery techniques. The learner will work on their own furniture and be guided through each stage of their project from stripping down the old upholstery, webbing, stuffing and stitching techniques to putting on the top fabric. The class sizes are small, (I aim for about seven students) and the sessions are long enough to really get stuck into you...
£100
Bristol
A part-time beginners' course in upholstery. Classes run during the daytime (2 Tuesdays or one full weekend) or 4 Tuesday evenings. Price is per course. This course involves upholstering a small stool using a mix of traditional and modern upholstery techniques. We provide all the materials, including the stool frame and a choice of top fabrics (you can bring your own top fabric if you prefer). At the end of the course the stool is...
£100
Greater London - Next course on 8th June 2019
A two day taster, learning through a small project such as a drop in seat or footstool. Explore specialist tools, materials and the fundamental processes. Progress to the Monday evening class with the same tutor. By the end of the course you will be able to • Understand the safe and practical use of a workshop environment. • Name and correctly use basic traditional upholstery materials and hand tools. • Rip down a small project...