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5 week upholstery course

Sussex Upholstery rural workshop

Duration: 2 hours per week for the 5 week period.

Price: £175

Book with: Louise Collyer
at Sussex Upholstery

Unit 1 & 2 Berwick Court Farm
Alfriston Road
Berwick
East Sussex
BN26 5QS

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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 booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your 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.


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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends