High Leys, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6RR
Sat 31st Jan 2015
You will be introduced to an abundance of different materials, techniques and tools. Equipment will be available for your use during the day, so you can find your way at your own pace. This really is the easy way to get upholstery covered or increase your skills. Full details
Nr Ollerton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF
Sat 14th Feb 2015
Learn basic upholstery techniques whilst re-upholstering a drop-in seat (dining chair or small stool with a seat that lifts out).
The workshop will include how to:
use upholstery tools safely
web a seat
produce bridle stitches
attach calico and fabric
centre patterned fabric
You will need to bring a drop-in seat (dining chair or small stool with seat that lifts out) stripped of previous upholstery materials and any restoration work completed, together with 1 metre of fabric, tape... Full details
122 Webber Street, London, SE1 0QL
Mon 03rd Nov 2014
An updated evening course for a beginner to jump start your knowledge of traditional upholstery skills and tools.
If you would like to get stuck in to a project a bit more traditional than the drop in dining chair seat that we tackle on our ‘Intro to Upholstery‘ workshop, this chance to make a footstool you will own forever is the very thing for you.
Over six evenings, experienced upholsterer Rachael South will fast track you through the wonderful world of upholstery and help... Full details
For people who are experienced and can research and plan their own work. You will be able to restore more complex pieces.
For people with previous experience of the subject. You will be expected to be able to research, plan, purchase for and execute most projects independently, requiring little direct assistance from the tutor. You should also have information on the H&S considerations for machinery and materials and be able to maintain good and efficient workshop practice. You should generally... Full details
The Studio, 24 Swan Street, Newbury, Hampshire, RG20 5PJ
Wed 28th Jan 2015
Ever wanted to upcycle that piece of furniture that has seen better days? This is the course for you. You will learn to reupholster or recover chairs, stools, bespoke headboards and footstools, using either modern techniques with foam, or traditional stuffings such as horsehair. Full details
33 Cromwell Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3EB
Sun 14th Dec 2014
One to One Tuition
Upholstery of two chairs with Drop-in seat using both modern and traditional techniques.
Upholstery is a craft which is learnt over long time with plenty of practice, but can be very rewarding and fun once you have learnt it. If you have ever wondered how to practice or develop your upholstery skills, then our one or two day workshop is the ideal one for you, where we will provide you with relevant, practical applications and basic skills enabling you to create easy... Full details
Unit 10, North Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE30 1DL
Sun 02nd Nov 2014
When is the course? Upholstery, 2nd November (10:00-16:00)
What will I learn? Why not recover that old chair, stool or bench that’s looking past its prime? Jeff will take you through step by step how to recover the piece of your choice. So you can staple gun your way to a fantastic new piece of furniture. On the upholstery course you will learn the basics of how to re-upholster, how to line up patterns on fabric and lots of tips and tricks to allow you to get a professional finish on all... Full details
Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 1PD
Sat 15th Nov 2014
Upholstery workshop at Branston Hall Hotel. This workshop can be booked with or without accommodation. Learn the art and skill of upholstery on this two day course. Lunch and refreshments included.
These are taught by Geraldine Gunner, who has an HND with distinction in Traditional Upholstery and has been teaching for twenty years.
When your elderly chair has lost its luxury or that dearly-loved sofa is starting to look a little dreary, Wellhead Upholstery will help you bring it back to... Full details
Learn basic traditional/modern upholstery skills and become confident to tackle modern upholstery projects.
We will aim too Finish three projects depending on size and difficulty.
Week 1 Webbing/fabric
Week 2 Knots & tying in
Week 3 Foam and modern techniques
Week 4 Piping/ box cushion
Week 5 ... Full details
Come to the Upholstery Skills Centre to:
Learn traditional and modern upholstery techniques
Practice your skills in a small group and
Work on your own project
The classes are suitable for beginners and improvers. Each student works at their own pace and is guided through their project.
As a beginner you have the opportunity to re upholster your own small chair or alternatively make a footstool or headboard. As an improver, you can choose one of these... Full details