This is a two day workshop running from 9am to approx 2.30pm each day 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 and unleash your creative side.
You will be taught how to make one of our stylish stools. The stools are ideal for several uses, dressing table, desk, footstool, children’s rooms.
The size of the stools are 50cm wide x 40cm deep x 49cm high
You will learn to;
-Make an upholstered seat where you will be taught techniques like applying and stapling foam, wadding, hessian, and elasticated webbing.
-Template your fabric, including measuring, cutting, stapling, and cutting round corners.
-Make fabric piping and side panels and how to make and apply buttons too if this is part of your design.
-Finish and fix the legs to your stool.
-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 needed you just need to bring 1m of your own fabric suitable for upholstery use. If you need any help with fabric selection or advice on types of suitable fabric then please get in touch with us and we can point you in the right direction, or you can buy your fabric through us.
The workshops are held in our beautiful workshop, a converted Methodist Chapel, in Scholar Green nestled in the peaceful Cheshire countryside.
The course will start at 9am finishing at approximately 4.30pm. Hot drinks are included throughout the day. You will need to bring your own packed lunch with you.
Our stools are both decorative and practical for personal use but also a lovely gift to be given to family or friends too.
You could attend the workshop and make the stool for yourself or buy it as an experience day for a creative loved one. If you are buying as a gift please leave their name in the ‘additional information section’ at the check out
The safety of our clients and staff are always of upmost importance.
Our COVID-19 safety features are detailed below to allow for your wellbeing and creativity to co-exist.
*Each workshop kept to a maximum of six attendees.
*Online pre-booked sessions only
*Masks / Face Visors to be worn protecting both staff and guests
*A large open workspace with social distancing measures in place
*Protective screens between split work spaces
*Hand sanitisers situated throughout all areas
*Each attendee is provided with their own tools
*Shared hand held tools are cleaned between use.
*Track and Trace
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
For each stool you will be provided with the frame, legs and upholstery materials. You will get to choose from either industrial hairpin legs or mid-century style splayed wooden legs.
We supply you with all the tools & materials needed you just need to bring 1m of your own fabric suitable for upholstery use.
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 'Chat with the Maker' if you have any queries in advance of booking.
5½ hours (9:00am to 2:30pm)
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5½ hours (9:00am to 2:30pm)