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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.
Make a footstool workshop
Platinum AWARD
(5)
Make a footstool workshop
Hampshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£95
Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool. What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and homemade cakes. Maximum of 5 students per class Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da...
Upholstery and soft furnishings 2 day course
Gold AWARD
(9)
Upholstery and soft furnishings 2 day course
Derbyshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£190
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 the very rusty) to try out and see if it is the craft for them....
Make and upholster a footstool from scratch workshop (to take home) in Rainford, St. Helens - by The Boho Shed
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(4)
Make and upholster a footstool from scratch workshop (to take home) in Rainford, St. Helens - by The Boho Shed
Merseyside - Next course on 17th September 2019
£85
Come along to one of our (one day) fun and friendly upholstery workshops at Rainford Village Hall, St. Helens. Learn how to make and upholster a lovely footstool from scratch to take home with you on the day and make some new like minded friends. The workshops are from 10am to 3pm (5 hours). A small group of no more than 6, therefore you will receive one to one instruction for much of the time. Ideal for beginners, or for people who have dabbled in the wonderful craft of upholstery...
Weekend upholstery class in Tarland, Aberdeenshire
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(4)
Weekend upholstery class in Tarland, Aberdeenshire
Aberdeenshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£180
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 Upholsterers (the only one in Scotland) so am well placed to teach you both traditional...
Diploma in Traditional & Modern Upholstery  (flexible start dates)
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(4)
Diploma in Traditional & Modern Upholstery (flexible start dates)
Cambridgeshire
£2800
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 8 week/40 day course and runs from 9.30am-4.30pm and must be completed within a 12...
5 Week Upholstery Leisure Course (flexible start dates)
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(5)
5 Week Upholstery Leisure Course (flexible start dates)
Cambridgeshire
£350
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 long as you can transport it to and from the training room, however if this...
One day upholstery workshops to make a footstool or headboard
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(3)
One day upholstery workshops to make a footstool or headboard
Lancashire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£80
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 weekly classes. These one-day classes are for those who live further away or who haven’t...
Traditional upholstery in York
Gold AWARD
(14)
Traditional upholstery in York
North Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£145
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 develop 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 work with me if necessary. Points to remember: - I cannot accommodate a big...
Three day course in upholstery and soft furnishings
Gold AWARD
(7)
Three day course in upholstery and soft furnishings
Derbyshire - Next course on 27th September 2019
£340
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: Upholstery - a fireside, winged armchair or a bedroom chair, traditional dining chair, headboard, footstool (small...
Make and upholster a footstool from scratch workshop (to take home) at Cuerden View Cafe, Preston - by The Boho Shed
Gold AWARD
(2)
Make and upholster a footstool from scratch workshop (to take home) at Cuerden View Cafe, Preston - by The Boho Shed
Lancashire - Next course on 29th February 2020
£85
Learn the wonderful craft of upholstery (no previous experience needed) by making and upholstering a lovely footstool from scratch in one day to take home with you whilst make some new like minded friends in a relaxed and supportive environment. Come along to one of our (one day) fun and friendly upholstery workshops at Cuerden View Cafe, Cuerden Valley Park, Preston. The workshops are from 10am to 3pm (5 hours). A small group of no more than 6, therefore you will receive one to one instruction for much of the...

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