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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.

Two-day course: Work on your own project, at your own pace with expert tuition, help and advice along the way. This two-day weekend course is ideal for reupholstering a dining chair or stool with a drop-in or stuff over seat. Tutor: Lucy Brodie, please contact via the form above or by telephone. Lucy holds a qualification with the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers having been trained in the use of modern and traditional...
East Lothian
Our corporate away days provide an imaginative and constructive event where participants take home their own footstool, tangibly demonstrating their new skills and creativity. Our website outlines what we can provide. We also provide workshops that make a special occasion extra special - Designed for You - it could be a birthday, an engagement or preparations for a wedding. For more information, look at our website. Get in touch to discuss your requirements.
East Lothian
Our workshops at Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre and Glencorse Community Association cost £75 - you bring a picnic lunch and we provide tea/coffee and cake. Workshops at Melville Castle and Restoration Yard, Dalkeith include catering and cost £95. All the workshops are within easy access from Edinburgh and the bypass. Our workshops are for beginners looking for a one day taster course or those committed to a larger project. All skills levels welcome to...
Somerset - Next course on 3rd June 2019
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. She has always worked on private commissions and so has had considerable hands-on experience in the craft. Courses include both traditional and modern methods of...
North Yorkshire
Whether you are new to the upholstery craft or someone with previous experience looking for a greater challenge, our weekly workshops are suitable for all. We provide expert tuition in a relaxed and spacious environment. Class sizes are kept small (maximum 6 people per session) allowing for plenty of one-to-one support to guide you through your project. You will be guided through the design process and supported in stripping down and preparing your piece, including...
Durham - Next course on 22nd June 2019
This is a four week course run over consecutive Saturdays from 10:30 hrs to 13:00hrs. The course is designed for those participants with little or no experience of woodworking with the purpose of building your confidence and ability in using a range of woodworking tools and developing skills that can be transferable to home or DIY projects. We will also discuss sources and costs of buying appropriate tools and materials. The core aims of the...