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5 week upholstery course

Sussex Upholstery rural workshop

About the Course

Develop your creative skills in a rural workshop setting with our 5 week course

Course information

This 5 week course is for beginners & intermediate levels, it is a leisure course, so there are no formal qualifications at the end of it.

The aim of all the courses is to enable complete beginners & intermediate stage students to develop their creative skills and to discover the basic & further principles of traditional & modern upholstery. Class sizes are maximum of 5 students.

During the course (this is not an comprehensive list) you will learn how to:
use tools correctly & safely
strip & prepare a frame for upholstery
assemble the piece to fabric stage for either traditional or modern
learn how to measure, match & cut fabric
For beginners for both courses you should bring along a small piece of upholstered work as your project. Eg: dining chair, drop-in seat or footstool. Intermediate students & larger pieces of furniture will need to be discussed beforehand.

Materials & fabrics are not included but can be purchased.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Lots of laughs, copious amounts of tea, coffee & sometimes cake are also included.


Louise Collyer at Sussex Upholstery
Unit 1 & 2 Berwick Court Farm
Alfriston Road
East Sussex
BN26 5QS
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