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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.

£149
Suffolk
At Craven Conservation, join a one day furniture restoration course which is flexible to meet the needs of students. We can tailor the course for total beginners to more experienced students. You can learn a new skill, meet new people and relax by doing something different from your day job. We have facilities for all aspects of furniture restoration and decorative arts. This includes subjects like general restoration, cabinetmaking, upholstery, surface finishing, woodturning, marquetry and...
£25
Bristol
This is a weekly course designed for both beginners and people with more experience who want help and guidance to complete a project. Morning sessions available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am-12 Bring your own item of furniture to be upholstered. You can buy a footstool frame and all the materials needed to completely traditionally upholster your stool. The course is run from my workshop based in central Bristol, with a maximum of 4 students...
£130
Surrey - Next course on 11th May 2019
Students arrive at our lovely space in Godalming for a really interesting day of traditional upholstery, usually excited as they are unsure what the day entails. The business owner and teacher is Sarah Dix, who has 13 years experience as a professional upholsterer. Sarah will enthuse her students with some history of upholstery and amusing anecdotes from the business. Having a fashion design background (she worked for Vivienne Westwood's PR company) students are surrounded by...
£110
Derbyshire
Lucy runs her Interior design and soft furnishing workshops and business from her 17th Century colourful home in the Derbyshire Dales. A taste of Interior Design: An inspirational workshop mixing both theory and practical tasks. Are you looking to re-design your home, interested in a new hobby, or simply want a bit of time to be creative.... Lucy has hand picked all of her favorite parts from her 10 week course at Nottingham Trent University,...
£350
Cambridgeshire
This course runs continuously throughout the year giving you a flexible start date to fit around you Open to all experience levels from beginner to improver, you will learn how to strip away existing upholstery, clean and carry out basic repairs, polish or paint the show wood before building up the upholstery using traditional or modern methods sympathetic to your project. There is no restriction to the type of furniture you bring with you, as...
£60
Perthshire
Students are the inspiration and focus of Sandra Fryer's Upholstery Workshops. The classes are flexible and friendly, and due to the small number attending you won't find yourself waiting too long for attention. Upholstery is a challenging but immensely rewarding craft to learn. A dining chair or footstool are ideal projects for a complete beginner but more ambitious projects can be attempted by those either with previous experience, or time to attend a series of...
£75
Lancashire - Next course on 11th April 2019
We are offering an upholstery skills workshops suitable for beginners or those with some experience which lasts one day over 5 hours with a break for lunch. You will work at your own level for an enjoyable experience, you can be a complete starter or have already completed some projects. The workshops are friendly and informal and will accommodate 2-3 people in a small group to ensure that everyone gets enough instruction. The workshop content...
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Angie introduces students on this 2 day course to the wonderful occupations of either upholstery, soft furnishings or covers so that you can go home and transform your homes. She has been teaching for nearly 16 years from her home just outside Matlock on the edge of the peak District and aims to find a happy balance between learning and enjoyment. There are 4 students on this 2 day introductory course ideal for beginners (or...
£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...
£260
Bristol
This is an intensive 2 day Traditional Upholstery course based in central Bristol. £260 for 2 days including lunch and snacks. Bring your own piece of furniture to work on over the course. Alternatively you can buy a footstool from us. Our footstools are made by a local carpenter and you use all the traditional skills to upholster it from scratch. You only need to bring 1m of top fabric to cover it in. No...