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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.
Bring your own upholstery project course
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Bring your own upholstery project course
Greater Manchester - Next course on 19th August 2019
£95
Have you got an upholstery project but don’t know where start? Get help and attend our brand new ‘Bring your own’ upholstery course hosted by Upholsterer and Creative Director, Simion Hawtin-Smith. Simion will provide you with all the advice and tools you need to give your piece of furniture, a new lease of life. Whether it is an Ercol chair, an armchair, a cocktail chair or even a footstool, you are guaranteed to create something special. Our ‘bring your own’ classes are small and limited to 4 people, so you...
Upholstery Course - Work on your own project
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Upholstery Course - Work on your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 19th August 2019
£350
We run regular five day and weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a total novice. We...
Upholstery and cushion covers with Jo Walton
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Upholstery and cushion covers with Jo Walton
North Yorkshire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£24
Learn how to upholster using the traditional method of hand-built stuffing and stitching, and building modern furniture with foam and wadding. With guidance you will develop a sense for the correct tension of the fabric, and the feel of the furniture. These key points will help you to achieve the professional appearance needed for your work. And of course - most chairs need a cushion! So learn to make templates, piping, insert zips and button hole making... Sessions are from 10 til 12 - £24, and students are limited to...
Beginners upholstery classes in a country workshop setting
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Beginners upholstery classes in a country workshop setting
Lancashire - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£20
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 screen, rebuilding occasional chairs and refurbishing piano stools.
Long weekend in upholstery, soft furnishings or loose covers
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Long weekend in upholstery, soft furnishings or loose covers
Derbyshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£495
Angie aims on this 4 day course to introduce new students to the wonderful occupations of either upholstery, soft furnishings or loose covers, in a happy balance between learning and enjoyment, 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. There are 3 students on this 4 day course. The small student numbers mean that I can provide one to one tuition and a lot can therefore be...
Upholstery course - bring your own project
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Upholstery course - bring your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
We run regular weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. Five day courses are also available. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a...
Weekend upholstery class in Tarland, Aberdeenshire
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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...
Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
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Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£200
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 a beautiful selection of top fabrics are all provided. You will also be given refreshments,...
One day classic footstool workshop
One day classic footstool workshop
Derbyshire - Next course on 25th August 2019
£130
The classic footstool workshop is a one-day extravaganza combining painting techniques with upholstery, perfect for beginners... And lunch is included as well. You will start the day with a solid hardwood frame and throughout the day you will follow the step by step guidance of the workshop leader, learning all about the tools and materials used, as well as covering lots of techniques from webbing, applying hessian and wadding, cutting fabric and corners. You will also be introduced to basic painting techniques and have an opportunity to choose from a...
Upholstery at Forgan Arts Centre
Upholstery at Forgan Arts Centre
Tayside - Next course on 27th August 2019
£90
For beginners: with Jaqueline Donachie An exciting class for those new to upholstery or continuing with a current Forgan project. Jacqueline will guide you through a variety of techniques and introduce you to the equipment needed for a small upholstery project. There is a limited number of tools available at the Centre for the class to share. You may choose to invest in your own along the way. To get started you will need a measuring tape, tailors chalk, fabric scissors and to bring a piece of furniture to work...

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