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110 upholstery workshops found

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.
Curtain making for beginners - 1-day course
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Curtain making for beginners - 1-day course
Hertfordshire - Next course on 30th September 2019
£195
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 home. All materials and tools are supplied and included in the course cost, but if...
Cushion making - 1-day course
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Cushion making - 1-day course
Hertfordshire - Next course on 14th October 2019
£175
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 discuss the various types of cushion fillings that can be used. Together with your samples...
Deep-buttoned footstool course
Deep-buttoned footstool course
North Yorkshire
£270
Due to popular demand, I am delighted to be able to offer this exciting 2 day course for beginners. This is a 2 day course (weekend) in which you will create your own unique, deep buttoned footstool. This course is absolutely suitable for beginners, but will take you to a more advanced level of upholstery, using the same techniques you see on a chesterfield sofa! You will be amazed at the results that you can achieve with my guidance. At the end of the day’s course you will be able...
Drop in seat 1 Day Upholstery course
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Drop in seat 1 Day Upholstery course
Suffolk
£145
This course is perfect for students wishing to learn the traditional art of upholstery. This is a full 1 day course in which you will learn many traditional upholstery techniques. We begin with stripping the chair pad back to the frame and then rebuild the whole thing to the final fabric to live another life. You will use traditional materials such as hessians, tacks, horsehair and black and white webbing and upholstery twine. This is a perfect course to get you started on larger projects.
Drop in seat course at the Maker Station
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Drop in seat course at the Maker Station
London
£100
Upholstering a drop in dining seat is a marvellous way to up cycle, revamp and give your home the personal touch and style you’ve always wanted without having to break the bank on new furniture. We understand that you lead busy lives and that not everyone can commit to 4 weeks in a row! That's why we operate on a hop on, hop off basis! You pay for 4 sessions and take them when you can. From stripping your existing chair, to cleaning and painting the frame to rebuilding your...
Eco upholstery for beginners at The Makershed Level 1
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Eco upholstery for beginners at The Makershed Level 1
Bristol - Next course on 3rd September 2019
£120
A short course in basic upholstery using eco friendly materials. This course involves upholstering a small stool using a mix of traditional and modern upholstery techniques and recycled and environmentally friendly materials. We provide all the materials, including the stool frame and a choice of top fabrics (you can bring your own top fabric if you prefer). At the end of the course the stool is yours to take home. This taster course will provide you with basic upholstery skills which you can then build on in our Level 2...
Footstool makeover workshop by Little Gems Interiors
Footstool makeover workshop by Little Gems Interiors
Suffolk
£125
This is a full days' course where you will learn how to reupholster a footstool (provided) using a beautiful fabric from our selection, as well as giving it your own style of chalk paint finish. All materials, including the stool are provided. At the end of this full day you will have some invaluable skills and a brand new stool.  The cost of this full day workshop is £125 per person and includes all the materials you will need including the chair and fabric as well as refreshments & simple...
Footstool Workshops
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Footstool Workshops
Merseyside - Next course on 28th September 2019
£150
The first footstool workshop takes one day where you will make a footstool using a frame, foam, webbing, hessian, dacron and your own top fabric. If you wish you can paint your footstool legs and finish them using a technique such as gilding. Please bring with you 1 metre of suitable fabric for your footstool or 2 metres if its has a large pattern. We can offer you a selection of fabric incurring an additional cost of £10 per meter. ​You are likely to be on your feet for 6+...
How to use an Industrial sewing machine
How to use an Industrial sewing machine
Online & Dorset
£150
A 1 day course on how to use an industrial sewing machine. You will learn everything to give you confidence to tackle your project. We show you everything from setting your machine up, threading, tension, bobbins, common problems and how to put them right. A brilliant course for anyone who hasnt been on a machine before and a brilliant course if you have and just cant master the one you have.
Intro to Traditional Upholstery
Intro to Traditional Upholstery
London
£345
A weekend course for a beginner to jump start your knowledge of traditional upholstery skills and tools. If you would like to get stuck in to a project a bit more traditional than the drop in dining chair seat that we tackle on our ‘Intro to Upholstery‘ workshop, this chance to make a footstool you will own forever is the very thing for you. Over two full days, experienced upholsterer Sally Mollett will fast track you through the wonderful world of upholstery and help you build a fabulous footstool using...

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