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.
There are 3 students on this course and Angie introduces them to the wonderful occupations of either upholstery, soft furnishings or loose 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.
Some suggestions as to suitable projects are as follows:
Classes run in 2-hour weekly sessions £69 for 6 sessions.
Come and learn to restore your favorite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in small size classes (max 6 people) and personalised tuition. All levels welcome from beginners to advanced.
Just choose the day of the week that suits you best:
- Tuesday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs
- Wednesday 19.00hrs – 21.00hrs
- Thursday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs
2 days of upholstery tuition in my professional upholstery workshop in Tarland. The class is suitable for all levels of experience, but please be realistic about what you will be able to achieve over 2 days. There will be a maximum of 4 students per class so you will get plenty of tuition time with me. I have been teaching upholstery for 7 years now & I am a member of the Guild of Traditional...
Courses are held just outside the centre of Salisbury - in a warm heated studio!
Bring along your own project alternatively, choose something from my up cycling stock or even create a unique footstool or headboard from a new frame.
The studio is easily accessible with plenty of parking. I am happy to teach modern or traditional upholstery, whatever your prefer.
The course is run over four days so anyone with school age children can...
One Day Workshop (10am to 3pm) in Grappenhall, Cheshire.
An introduction to the wonderful craft of upholstery. You will learn how to upholster a gorgeous pudding footstool (and to paint the legs in a colour of your choice to compliment your fabric) to take home with you on the day during this friendly and fun workshop.
Includes a lovely afternoon tea of sandwiches & fresh cream scones/cakes and tea/ coffee.
All materials provided except bring...
Make your own footstool or headboard in just one day in the relaxed rural setting of the Lune Valley just south of Kirkby Lonsdale, on the border of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Or bring a dining chair to re-cover if you prefer. All the upholstery workshops are guided by Sue Marsden.
Sue is the owner of Tuffett and makes bespoke footstools for clients throughout the UK. She also teaches upholstery and runs...
An intensive 7+ hour workshop (9am until 5pmish) where we provide you with a chair to transform with Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan and the necessary items to fully reupholster your chair. You then go home with a finished chair in a colour and fabric of your choice that is ready to take pride of place in your home!
We provide all the products (including the chair) you will need for the transformation except for...
Learn to upholster a dining or bedroom chair, using age old upholstery techniques: webbing, stuffing, stitching the seat pad into shape, tensioning of fabrics and an eye for the finishing details.
The weekend is scheduled for you to be able to complete a chair with a traditionally upholstered chair seat. A chair with a back and/or arms will take longer than 1 weekend! You are, of course, very welcome to come back to complete your...
Upycle, paint and re-upholster a dining chair
Bring a beginner’s piece and join David as he teaches you how to give it a new lease of life.
* Learn how to make minor repairs.
* Learn how to apply different paint and finishing techniques.
* Learn how to strip, pad and cover (chair only).
* Learn how to use upholstery tools and materials (chair only)
One Day Workshop (10am to 3pm) in Rainford, St.Helens.
Tues 26th March, Sat 13th April, Sat 29th June, Tues 23rd July, Sat 17th Aug, Tues 17th Sept, Tues 26th Nov.
An introduction to the wonderful craft of upholstery. You will learn how to upholster a gorgeous footstool (and to paint the legs in a colour of your choice to compliment your fabric) to take home with you on the day during this friendly...