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Perkins & Gibbs Upholsterers

Contact Name: Libby Eley

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Address:
Earsham Park Farm
Old Railway Road
Earsham, Bungay
Suffolk
NR35 2AQ

Perkins & Gibbs Upholsterers
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Perkins & Gibbs Upholsterers's Courses

3 day Traditional Upholstery Course
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3 day Traditional Upholstery Course
Suffolk
£380
This is a 3 day course you will learn to totally rebuild a dining room chair using traditional upholstery techniques. Learning these skills such as hand stitching horsehair to create a rolled edge you will build a seat that will last a lifetime. This course really showcases the craft of traditional upholstery and will give you the confidence to take on bigger projects.
Drop in seat 1 Day Upholstery course
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Drop in seat 1 Day Upholstery course
Suffolk
£145
This course is perfect for students wishing to learn the traditional art of upholstery. This is a full 1 day course in which you will learn many traditional upholstery techniques. We begin with stripping the chair pad back to the frame and then rebuild the whole thing to the final fabric to live another life. You will use traditional materials such as hessians, tacks, horsehair and black and white webbing and upholstery twine. This is a perfect course to get you started on larger projects.
Upholstery - Create your own footstool weekend
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Upholstery - Create your own footstool weekend
Suffolk
£270
This is a upholstery course is perfect for beginners and competent crafters. We are 25 minutes from Norwich and set in a pretty and rural location on a working farm on the Suffolk Norfolk border. During this weekend course we provide full upholstery tuition teaching modern upholstery techniques that can be transferred to further craft project at home (such as headboards, seats and footstools). You will complete many different processes including wood preparation followed by paint or wax on the legs of the footstool, webbing the frame, hessian application, foam...