Box Cushion Cover Workshop - Saturdays



Would you like to learn how to make a shaped 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.

Master Upholsterer Sarah Wood is a full member of the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) and has been teaching upholstery and soft furnishings since 2012.

MODE Upholstery School is an independent training facility offering professional and leisure courses in traditional & modern upholstery and soft furnishings since 2012.

All of our courses are limited to 5 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.

If you're contemplating a change of career our Upholstery Business Course is a perfect fast track course designed specifically to provide comprehensive training for you to start a career within the upholstery sector. The course will provide you with an excellent level of practical skills and a understanding of the legal regulations and requirements of being a professional upholsterer. You do not need any previous experience to enrol on the business course.

We also run courses in traditional & modern lampshade workshops.

Terms and Conditions

You will be learning in an environment with workshop tools. The student will agree to familiarise themselves with and follow all health and safety procedures and requirements in order to safeguard themselves and others around them and follow all instructions given by the course tutor and posted instructions in the training room.

Any recorded material taken during the course in any form must not be reproduced, copied or distributed in any form or on any medium to include social networking sites under any circumstances without the express written permission of Sarah Wood Upholstery.

If you need to cancel for any reason you can rebook or a full refund will be provided as long as you cancel within 2 weeks of your booked date.

MODE Upholstery School reserves the right to cancel a course 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.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

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.


Sarah at MODE Upholstery School


Hollies Farm
5 Peterborough Road
Castor, Peterborough

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fathers Day
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Mothers Day
  • Parking provided
  • Residential
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday


1 day (9:30am to 4:45pm)

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