We also provide upholstery and cushion making workshops. BOX CUSHION COVER WORKSHOP (Wednesdays 9.30am-5pm) Would you like to learn how to make a box cushion with piping and zipper? Working to a sample pattern, you will learn how to make up single piping, a zipper panel and construct all the elements to achieve a professionally finished cover. This workshop will provide you with the skillset and confidence to make square, rectangle or shaped cushion covers to compliment perhaps a chair you're working on or a window seat etc. Your tutor Sarah is a Master Upholsterer and has been teaching upholstery & soft furnishings since 2012. She is a full member of the AMUSF, so you can be assured that you will be in safe & knowledgeable hands. Please take a look at our independent reviews at the bottom of this page. If you have a question before booking or not sure what project to bring along please feel free to email Sarah who will be happy to help. MODE Upholstery School reserves the right to postpone/cancel a booking in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or because minimum numbers have not been reached. In these circumstances an alternative date/s will be offered or a full refund given.

What's included in the price?

You supply your own fabric and matching thread, cover pattern, zipper and piping is provided. Please bring along your lunch. Tea, coffee & biscuits/cake are available throughout the day ​There's secure parking at MODE and the training room is on the ground floor.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



MODE Upholstery School

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MODE Upholstery School is an independent training establishment offering workshops and courses for all in traditional and modern upholstery, lampshade making and soft furnishings. All of our workshops and courses are limited to 6 students ensuring you receive a high level of individual attention and guidance. They run continually throughout the year giving you the flexibility to choose your start date.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Limited mobility
  • Romantic
  • Hen dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Accommodation offered
  • Christmas
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Easter
  • Intermediate level
  • Tutor can travel
  • Father's Day
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Residential
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
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., Stibbington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8