One day upholstery with Mick Sheridan in West Wales


Duration: One day

Price: £180

Run by: Suzi Park
at Make it in Wales

01239 562007

Cardigan Pizza Tipi
1 Cambrian Quay
Cardigan
Ceredigion
SA43 1EZ

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About the Course

Ever fancied trying out traditional upholstery? One day upholstery workshop in West Wales with 'Make it in Wales' - take home the beautiful upholstered stool you created yourself!

We are running a one-day workshop with Mick. Mick works with wonderful Welsh and vintage fabrics. The workshop will take place at Cardigan Pizza Tipi.

You will learn from the great Master himself and will upholster a milking stool using Welsh woollen fabrics. The seat cover will be stuffed with horse-hair and hand stitched to a piped edging.

What will you learn on the course?
You will learn upholstery stuffing techniques: stuffing, tying, regulating, finishing, how to make tack piping

What will the day involve?
10 am start – discussion and selection of fabric (you will have several designs to choose from); make and attach piping; attach hessian, stitch bridle ties, start stuffing

Lunch
Finish stuffing and regulate; finish ‘in skin’ wadding and skewer fabric in place; slip-stitch piping and finish

(Each stage will be demonstrated by Mick)

Make it in Wales offers high end craft courses in beautiful West Wales, working with a team of expert designer-makers to do so. The surrounding area hosts endless rural beauty : stunning beaches and secret coves, the local Teifi River, plentiful wildlife, woodlands, hills, mountains and meadows. Join us for a creative country break in this idyllic corner full of natural magic and fresh clean air - you will soon understand why it is a land of poets and singers and artists.

Click through to book your place - West Wales is the perfect place to unwind !

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Gorgeous wool fabric and bespoke ash milking stool. Teas, coffees, cakes and biscuits all day!



Want to review this course?

Fabulous day. I really enjoyed it.
An excellent introduction to traditional upholstery techniques, and we all came away with an item that we could be really proud of.
Mick explained everything really well and helped patiently when needed.
Highly recommended.

- - #10871

Really enjoyed the day, learned a lot and thrilled with my finished stool.

- - #7683

This was a fabulous course, with the opportunity to walk away with a fully completed item at the end of the day. I am in love with this stool!

- - #7663

Fantastic course, tutor, venue and food. I dont think there's much more to say. I will definitely be back.

- - #6215

One of the most enjoyable courses I've been on.
A completely new craft for me, we were able to experience a number of traditional upholstery processes, and our finished stools will be treasured forever I'm sure. Beautiful little items.
The location at cardigan Pizza Tipi was perfect for me. Close to home and a beautiful setting to enjoy a delicious lunch with new friends on the riverbank.

- - #6213

Had a fantastic day at a wonderful location.

- - #5568

A thoroughly enjoyable day spent learning a new skill.
A lovely relaxed setting added to the overall enjoyment. Delicious food at the Pizza Tipi, somewhere I will definitely be visiting again.
Clear instructions with plenty of time for questions resulted in a really impressive upholstered stool which I love!

- - #5380

Had a great day feeling fully immersed and learning a completely new skill. Covering the stool was straightforward enough to be doable, but still a really satisfying process explained very clearly. I'm very proud of what I achieved. The location was beautiful and refreshments flowed freely all day: fresh pizza for lunch was delicious. A really well-organised, well-run course which has inspired me to try a bit more upholstering!

- - #5379

A lovely day. Clear and friendly instruction, beautiful location, and by the end of the day - a beautiful little stool to be proud to take home.
I was quite surprised, and pleased, that there was such a large variety of high end fabrics to choose from - we were spoiled for choice

- - #5373

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Course Start Dates

Friday 5th October 2018

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