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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.

This is a 3 day course you will learn to totally rebuild a dining room chair using traditional upholstery techniques. Learning these skills such as hand stitching horsehair to create a rolled edge you will build a seat that will last a lifetime. This course really showcases the craft of traditional upholstery and will give you the confidence to take on bigger projects.
5 DAY CAR UPHOLSTERY COURSE This course consists of 10 easy Modules. Over the five days you will learn the fundamentals of how to re-cover a car seat. We tailor the course to either: * Modern Car * Classic Car * Campervan * Boat You will learn all about the Tools needed, Industrial Sewing Machine use, Preparation, Planning and Safety. You will also learn how to do Repairs & Patterns. You can even bring your...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 14th April 2019
The British School of Upholstered Furniture are offering students a four day course run by Rachael South (as seen on BBC1's "Repair Shop") in any aspect of seat weaving of their choosing, which might include: chair caning, rush seating, sea-grass, close caning, paper rush and experimental materials and alternative patterns. An exciting, interesting and informative class in which students can work on their own piece, whilst learning more about other seat weaving techniques from those...
South Yorkshire
Antique and modern furniture courses. Learn how to upholster that chair you always wanted to do. We are a member of the master upholsterers. all levels provided we will be offering NVQ level later in 2018 we offer week day courses and some weekends class size up to 6 hands on training in our old Victorian school house prices start at £10 per hour depending on course all tools and provided material supplied at cost...
CV Studio offers beginners and advanced painting technique workshops, as well as stencilling, decoupage, image transfer and craquelure. It now also offers a contemporary upholstery chair makeover w/e, and a Footstool making course. NB. All our courses will use Frenchic® eco-friendly chalk paint, and as an official stockist, we can offer the range for purchase at workshops. Card facilities are available. For you if; * You've never used a chalk paint before * You're a...
Lancashire - Next course on 28th March 2019
Come and enjoy the weekly classes and learn new skills whilst having fun. Thursday mornings from 10am to 12.30pm each week. Purpose-built bright workshop in the countryside with lovely views. You can do traditional upholstery with webbing, hessian, horsehair and calico or you can make from new with modern foam and stapling techniques. Participants have tackled a huge range of projects such as re-covering dining chairs and footstools, making new footstools, new headboards, re-covering a...
Students need to bring their own piece of furniture, which must be suitable for caning. It should have one or more panels with regularly spaced holes going all the way through the frame. Any repairs should be complete before caning, as well as cleaning, painting or French polishing. A trapezium shaped bedroom chair is suitable for beginners. We will be looking at different shaped panels and the challenges they offer, preparation, weaving the pattern with...
South Yorkshire
3 day, longer courses available beginners car upholstery boat upholstery camper upholstery auto upholstery trimming motor home upholstery learn how to upholster seats door trims first steps to starting your own business everything you need to know the course is tailored to your needs, longer courses available small classes our training center is in Doncaster we will show you all the steps you need to know from cutting leather and fabric to making pattern how...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 2nd April 2019
This short taster course is ideal for those with little or no sewing skills who want to learn how to make their own professional looking curtains.  On our one-day short course you will be introduced to the techniques of measuring windows, calculating fabric quantities and you will make an interlined curtain sample with a hand-stitched pleated heading. Together with your sample and full instructions you will be able to make you own beautiful curtains at...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 30th April 2019
This course is ideal for those with little or no sewing skills who want to learn how to make their own professional looking cushions. Accuracy is very important when making good looking cushions so some sewing skills would be an advantage. During this one-day taster course you will make a piped scatter cushion with a zip. You will learn how to calculate fabrics, successfully cut, fit and join piping and insert zips. We will also...