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57 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.
Weekend upholstery courses - Oxfordshire & Berkshire Borders
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Weekend upholstery courses - Oxfordshire & Berkshire Borders
Berkshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£145
Learn about traditional materials and sundries, e.g. tacks, webbing, springs, hessian, horsehair, wadding and calico. Learn about traditional methods, e.g. ripping out, to web, attach hessian, hair stuffing, stitched edges, apply calico, apply top cover fabric and trimmings. Modern methods also taught. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Small classes - maximum of 8 (eight) students. Bring your own furniture. Beginners should ring tutor for advice on what will be suitable. Upholstery materials and sundries will be available to purchase during each course.
Upholstery and soft furnishings 2 day course
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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....
One day classic footstool workshop
One day classic footstool workshop
Derbyshire - Next course on 21st September 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 footstool course: The Ottomini
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Upholstery footstool course: The Ottomini
Greater Manchester - Next course on 21st September 2019
£225
Learn to upholster a beautiful footstool on a two day course in Stockport. BBC 1 Money for Nothing Upholsterer Simion Hawtin-Smith is now offering courses. Designed in the Reloved workshop, courses will teach students traditional and modern upholstery skills, paint techniques, and much more. Based at Reloved Works in Bredbury, Greater Manchester studio, classes will be small and friendly. Students will have plenty of time with Simion, helping them to gain valuable knowledge to begin their making journey. Learn the basics of upholstery and take home your very own ottomini...
Upholstery course - bring your own project
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Upholstery course - bring your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 23rd September 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...
Upholstery skills - from basic to advanced, traditional and modern styles
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Upholstery skills - from basic to advanced, traditional and modern styles
West Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£275
The course is taught by Jan and Angela; both are City and Guilds qualified and have previously taught upholstery and sewing for Kirklees College. Students work in small groups of mixed abilities and ages. New students are encouraged to begin with a small item of furniture such as a drop in seat, a small footstool, or even a headboard. All equipment is available to use, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they prefer. Advice and teaching is very hands on and practical and students will learn...
Bring your own upholstery project course
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Bring your own upholstery project course
Greater Manchester - Next course on 23rd September 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 - make a traditional footstool
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Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Cornwall - Next course on 23rd September 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,...
Upholstery 2-day beginners course
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Upholstery 2-day beginners course
Hertfordshire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£295
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 in mind.  If you unsure that your project is suitable for a short course, please...
Upholstery & upcycling, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 8 week courses
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Upholstery & upcycling, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 8 week courses
Midlothian - Next course on 24th September 2019
£160
8 week upholstery class in fully equipped studio taught by Victoria Meacham, owner of VM Furnishing. Maximum 6 students learning modern and traditional upholstery with access to woodworking, spray painting, restoration and sewing instruction included. Choice of 2 hour classes are available on Tuesday mornings 10:00 - 12:00 or Wednesday and Thursday evenings 18:30 - 20:30. There are also 3 hour Saturday classes. Beginners are suggested to tackle a dining chair or footstool. With a maximum class of 6, in this time, we should be able to finish a simple...

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