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104 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.

Hertfordshire - Next course on 1st October 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 roman blinds.  On our one-day short taster course you will be introduced to the techniques of making a standard roman blind, calculating fabric quantities and the number and size of the folds required, fitted to a track system that is compliant with the new Child Safety for Blinds requirements.  Together...
Come an learn Upholstery with Vicky Grubb, author of 'The Beginners Guide to Upholstery'. In my six week course I can teach you the basics of reupholstering an item such as a nursery chair. You will learn to strip the chair and rebuild it using modern upholstery techniques. The classes are run on either a Monday night or a Thursday morning for three hours at a time, term time. About Me: I am a Qualified...
North Yorkshire
The course involves making a footstool from start to finish, learning basic upholstery skills and learning how to use upholstery tools. You will get to take the footstool home. All materials are included along with a light lunch. This is a great class to start if you want to learn the art of upholstery.
Fusion Mineral Paint - Take a Seat Upholstery Workshop We provide the chair from our stash and you get to learn how to prep and to paint it from scratch! Choose any colour from our Fusion Mineral Paints and learn how to upholster the seat using a choice of our fabrics. All materials and refreshments included. Friendly down to earth environment. Small class maximum of 4. £99 - this includes a full pot of paint...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
​All workshops are run by Lee Deary certified in 'Traditional  Upholstery and Soft Furnishings' through the AMUSF . She established Finch and Toad offering a bespoke traditional and modern upholstery service. Lee has introduced a range of upholstery classes run in various venues across Norfolk and Lincolnshire. These weekends at Unique Cottage Studios will take place usually once a month. Both days run from 9: 45am - 4:15pm and depending upon the size of your...
Greater London - Next course on 20th July 2019
Weekend taster session in traditional upholstery. Upholstery is a traditional craft which uses materials and techniques developed over centuries to produce elegant, comfortable seating that will last generations. Over the weekend you will learn about the tools, materials, and history of the craft and we will teach you some key techniques. We will show you how to upholster a drop-in seat for a dining chair (either your own or one we can provide). The course...
Ceredigion - Next course on 2nd November 2019
A one-day workshop upholstering a bespoke, locally made ash milking stool using Welsh woollen fabrics. Learn from the great master himself, Mick Sheridan, as he guides you through traditional upholstery techniques. What will you learn on the course? • stuffing • tying • regulating • finishing • how to make tack piping • each stage will be demonstrated by Mick What will the day involve? • discussion and selection of fabric (you will have several...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 2nd September 2019
The Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) Diploma course is a three stage program that can be studied part-time over either a two or three year period. Designed to develop and give a greater range of practical skills allowing you to work on antique as well as mid-century modern furniture, from a simple drop-in dining chair seat to large traditionally upholstered armchairs, as well as developing a greater range of tailoring skills required...
Cornwall - Next course on 20th July 2019
This is a lovely introduction to traditional upholstery. This course is run by Polly. Polly has over ten years experience in restoration and has been teaching in London for over seven years so you'll be in safe hands. On this course you will be taught to make a footstool from the frame up, using only traditional upholstery methods, no foam here! The frame, materials, legs (a choice of wooden or metal legs are available) and...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
Our two-day upholstery taster course is ideal for beginners who want to work on their own projects under our expert guidance. If you have little or no experience we suggest that you start with something small like a pin-cushion stuffed chair, drop-in dining seat, a small foot stool, a small headboard, a pelmet or a modern dining chair.  Stripping back the old upholstery and making good the frame can take time, so please bear this...

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