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One- Day Upholstery Workshop


About the Course

This is a one day workshop designed to give you an introduction to the craft. You will learn about the tools and materials needed for upholstery. The workshops are perfect if you want a taster into the world of upholstery.

You will be taught how to make one of our stylish footstool storage crates. They are a multi-functional storage solution which can also be used as a seat. Our crates not only offer practical storage but are a perfect gift that can be cherished for years to come. Its uses are endless including toy storage, shoe storage, footstool, storage for dogs toys, log storage, hobby box, an occasional seat, the list is endless.

You could make the crate for yourself or buy it as an experience day for a creative loved one.

The workshop is held at our beautiful workshop, a converted Chapel in Scholar Green, a peaceful setting in the Cheshire countryside. The course will start at 9am.

COVID-19 safety measures are in place including track and trace, and social distancing to allow for your safety and creativity to co-exist.

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?

Each crate is made using a reclaimed apple crate which is hand-sanded and prepared for you to use before the workshop. You will learn to apply a coat of wax and polish for a smooth finish. The approx. finished size of the crate with its seat is 38cm high x 50cm wide x 40cm deep.

You will learn to make an upholstered seat. You will be taught techniques like applying foam, stapling foam, wadding, measuring and cutting fabric, stapling, cutting corners, making and applying buttons. We keep the class size to no more than six people so you will get lots out of the day. We supply you with all the tools & materials for the course, you just need to bring 1m of your own fabric suitable for upholstery use. If you need any help with this get in touch. Or you can buy fabric from us.

Hot refreshments are included throughout the day. You will need to bring your own lunch.

Book your course by selecting 'See available dates' button or press 'Ask a Question' if you have any queries in advance of booking.


Emma Semper Hopkins at Semper Hopkins Interiors
Cinderhill Lane
Scholar Green




1 day (9:00am to 4:00pm)

Next available date

15th January 2021

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fathers Day
  • Hen dos
  • Mothers Day
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users

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