Upholstery

Would you like to learn upholstery or improve existing upholstery skills? From traditional to modern upholstery techniques, find an upholstery course to inspire your passion and fuel your creativity. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and information about the school.
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    Colographic and Block Printing

    Learn the art of colographic and block printing and create your own unique tote bag design. During this course, we will be using a traditional method of textile printing, known as block printing. You’ll create your own original ideas by experimenting on pieces of calico with fabric paints, pens, crayons and explore new techniques.

    To find out more and to book your place, please visit our website.

    £92.00
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    Location : Suffolk

    Learn the art of colographic and block printing and create your own unique tote ...

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    Level 3 Award in Education & Training – Art, Craft & Design

    We offer three exciting settings for you to complete your Level 3 Award in Education and Training, all set in a beautiful Shropshire Hills environment.

    Life Long Learning Sector – A course allowing you the chance to learn and practice delivering classroom based lessons within a positive and encouraging environment. You do not need any previous qualifications to attend this course. This is perfect if you are wanting to deliver craft, art & design workshops and courses.

    £350.00
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    Location : Shropshire

    We offer three exciting settings for you to complete your Level 3 Award in Education ...

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    Traditional Upholstery Course

    Learn to upholster your own chair using traditional methods. These are 3 hour long sessions at my studio in Warwickshire. Go to my website www.upholsterytutor.co.uk for more information and to book.

    £35.00
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    Location : Warwickshire

    Learn to upholster your own chair using traditional methods. These are 3 hour long sessions ...

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    French Mattress Cushion

    Come and spend a day in a beautifully renovated 17th century chapel in Cornwall. You will learn to make a beautiful French mattress cushion. You will love these cushions, they’re so stylish and after this 1 day course you’ll be make them yourself.
    Our resident dog, Toby, is on hand for cuddles and support, he’s rubbish at upholstery but he makes us all laugh lots. The course is open to all levels so whether you’re a complete beginner with no sewing or upholstery experience or a professional maker just wanting to learn something new, we have you covered. You’ll go home with a beautiful French mattress cushion, some new skills and some new friends.
    We look forward to meeting you.
    We run one Saturday course a month for this so please get in touch to find out dates or look on our Polliander Studios website.

    £100.00
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    Location : Cornwall

    Come and spend a day in a beautifully renovated 17th century chapel in Cornwall. ...

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    Upholstery Course

    Come and spend a week in a beautifully renovated 17th century chapel in Cornwall. Submerse yourself in upholstery and creativity. You will learn more than you thought and meet some lovely new friends. Our resident dog, Toby, is on hand for cuddles and support, he’s rubbish at upholstery but he makes us all laugh lots. The course is open to all levels so whether you’re a complete beginner or an upholsterer looking to learn some more skills, we have you covered. We look forward to meeting you.

    £385.00
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    Location : Cornwall

    Come and spend a week in a beautifully renovated 17th century chapel in Cornwall. ...

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    3 Day Car Upholstery

    3 day car upholstery boat and camper

    £600.00
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    Location : South Yorkshire

    3 day car upholstery boat and camper

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    Upholstery Leisure Class

    Come and join our friendly upholstery classes. Open to absolute beginners or those with some experience. I teach traditional methods and modern techniques too.

    £170.00
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    Location : Berkshire

    Come and join our friendly upholstery classes. Open to absolute beginners or those with ...

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    Beginner’s Upholstery Workshop

    Much more than just a class!

    Learning to upholster, not only sees you creating a piece of furniture unique to you, it also gives you the confidence to work with different tools and learn techniques that you can use around your home.

    This will then give you the confidence to make your own home improvement & repairs.

    You can book here:
    https://www.amandastreasures.co.uk/bookyourclass

    £20.00
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    Location : Leicestershire

    Much more than just a class! Learning to upholster, not only sees you creating ...

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    Chair Upholstery Weekend Workshop

    Our classes are suitable for the complete beginner as well as improvers. Students work on their own projects and are expected to bring a piece of furniture to work on. We can advise on the suitability of individual projects, and full details of what to expect and what is included will be sent out on booking or request. The types of projects suitable for the complete beginner would be a footstool/piano stool, dining chair, armless or fireside chair. They can be modern or antique, depending upon what you’d like to have a go at. We teach both modern and traditional upholstery techniques. Please remember that the more complicated a project, the more time will be needed to complete a piece.

    Dates: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May 2023
    Time: 9.30am-4pm
    Tutor: Jillian Humphrey, AMUSF
    Cost: £180

    £180.00
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    Location : Somerset

    Our classes are suitable for the complete beginner as well as improvers. Students work ...

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    Recreational Upholstery Course

    These 2.5 hour upholstery courses run weekly in blocks of 12 weeks and are mixed ability groups – from absolute beginners to highly experienced. A range of daytime and evening classes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday allows students to fit upholstery classes around their family or work commitments, and provide a relaxed environment in which to learn upholstery skills. Students work on their own projects at their own pace with support and guidance provided by our experienced tutors. At £330 for 12 sessions these provide an ideal way to begin or continue your upholstery journey.

    £330.00
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    Location : West Yorkshire

    These 2.5 hour upholstery courses run weekly in blocks of 12 weeks and are mixed ability ...

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    Modern Upholstery Course

    This is the ideal course for those who want to set up an upholstery business – part-time or full time, making a range of smaller popular items, or simply want to learn a wider range of upholstery skills and techniques.

    Based around a set of key transferable skills and including the essential knowledge to set up and operate as an upholsterer, this course is the complete package – 100% hands-on, practical and fully supported at all stages.

    Taught over 12 days, this course includes 6 core pieces that you take away at the end of the course – to keep as examples or sell.

    £1,395.00
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    Location : West Yorkshire

    This is the ideal course for those who want to set up an upholstery ...

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    Beginners Upholstery Workshop – 1 Day 10am to 3pm Grappenhall, Warrington

    Have you ever wondered how the professional upholsterers work their magic on furniture pieces to make them look fresh, luxurious and elegant? Have you often thought you would love to have a go but are unsure where to start? Or have you tried your hand at upholstery and would like to develop your skills to the next level? I would be delighted to welcome you to one of my friendly and welcoming one day workshops in Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire (10am to 3pm).

    £150.00
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    Location : Nationwide

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    Beginners Upholstery Course – Evening Class

    If you’re new to upholstery, this series of six evening classes are a great way to gain confidence and develop the skills you need. Join an expert teacher from Meticulous and dive into the craft of upholstery.

    During this crafty course, you will be learning traditional or modern upholstery techniques in a mixed ‘bring along a project’ class. All students work on different items of furniture, which is an ideal way to inspire you and your own project.

    £250.00
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    Location : Staffordshire

    If you’re new to upholstery, this series of six evening classes are a ...

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    Traditional and Modern Upholstery Leisure Classes in Norwich

    Finch and Toad Traditional and Modern upholstery classes are held at two Cringleford, Norwich Community Centres. The classes are designed for complete beginners who wish to have a go at breathing new life into a tired piece of old furniture, those who would like to learn a new challenging yet rewarding traditional craft or more the more experienced.  Upholstery like so many traditional skills takes years to become a master, but it is not beyond the capabilities of a keen novice with a foundation of the core techniques and skills to get you started.
    Classes are taught by Lee. She is a Certified Upholsterer through the AMUSF, specialising in Traditional Upholstery.

    £55.00
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    Location : Norfolk

    Finch and Toad Traditional and Modern upholstery classes are held at two Cringleford, Norwich ...

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    Tuesday/Wednesday Evening Upholstery Course 17:30-20:30

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your own furniture in the dedicated Edinburgh teaching workshop.

    £288.00
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    Location : Scotland

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your own furniture in ...

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    One Day Upholstery Course – Bring Your Own Project

    Have fun and learn the art of upholstery. Take away a statement chair that compliments your home. Revitalise furniture that holds special memories. Transform that vintage piece you just love at an Upholstery Class.

    £99.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Staffordshire

    Have fun and learn ...

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    JJB Upholstery Bring Your Own Project Weekly Upholstery + Furniture Restoration Workshop Milton Keynes MK17 0AD

    This is not a course but a weekly workshop, bring your own project. Before you apply, get in touch with us with a picture of what you would like to do, and we can advise on how many sessions required. You do not have to do consecutively and can spread dates out if required, to suit you! This is suitable for all levels and abilities.
    Workshop runs from 10-3.30pm with 30 mins lunch break.

     

    £130.00
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    Location : Bedfordshire

    This is not a course but a weekly workshop, bring your own project. Before ...

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    Upholstery and Caning Restoration Classes – Wednesdays 19.00hrs – 21.00hrs

    Come and learn to restore your favourite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in small size classes (max 6 people) and individual tuition.

    All levels welcome, from beginners to advanced.

    £79.00
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    Location : North Yorkshire

    Come and learn to restore your favourite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere ...

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    Upholstery and Caning Restoration Classes -Tuesdays & Thursdays 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs

    Come and learn to restore your favourite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in small size classes (max 6 people) and individual tuition.
    All levels welcome, from beginners to advanced.

    £79.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : North Yorkshire

    Come and learn to restore your favourite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere ...

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    Deep Buttoned Footstool

    This one-day workshop is designed to give you an introduction to the craft, perfect if you want a taster into the world of upholstery and unleash your creative side.

    You will learn about the tools and materials needed for upholstery and will be taught how to make one of our stylish footstools. The stools could be the centre piece of your lounge or bedroom, or are perfect for a snug or den.

    The size of the stools are approx 55 cm wide x 70 cm long x 30 cm high.

    For each stool you will be provided with the frame, legs and upholstery materials.

    The workshop is perfect for beginners or for those with some experience looking to expand their skills.

    You will learn to:

    Staple elasticated webbing and hessian to a wooden frame in preparation for your deep buttoned footstool.
    Prepare the foam for deep buttoning, including marking out the foam, drilling holes, and applying dacron.
    Prepare your fabric including marking out for buttoning, measuring and cutting the fabric
    Learn the process behind planning where the buttons will go.
    Make your own fabric buttons.
    Apply the buttons and to do pleating and corners.
    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 including a metre of fabric from the fabulous Warwick Amatheon Wool range which retails at £40 per metre.

    You need to choose the fabric colour and confirm this when you book the course. Alternatively, you can view the fabric colours available and order free fabric samples via the Warwick website.

    If you need any help with fabric selection, then please get in touch with us, and we can point you in the right direction.

    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 4.30-5pm. Hot drinks are included throughout the day. You will need to bring your own packed lunch with you.

    Our footstools 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 footstool 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 at clients own discretion. It is not compulsory.
    *A large open workspace with social distancing measures in place.
    *Protective screens between split workspaces.
    *Hand sanitisers situated throughout all areas.
    *Each attendee is provided with their own tools.
    *Shared handheld tools are cleaned between use.
    *Track and Trace.

    £235.00
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    Location : Cheshire

    This one-day workshop is designed to give you an introduction to the craft, perfect ...

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    Stool Upholstery Workshop

    One day workshop where you will be taught to make one of our stylish stools with a choice of industrial style legs. It is suitable for beginners.

    You will learn all about the basic tools and materials needed for upholstery.
    You will be taught techniques such as gluing and stapling foam, measuring and cutting fabric, cutting corners, making piping and making fabric side panels.
    You need to supply 1 metre of your own fabric and a packed lunch.

    £195.00
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    Location : Cheshire

    One day workshop where you will be taught to make one of our stylish ...

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    Storage Crate Upholstery Workshop

    A one-day workshop where you will be taught how to make one of our stylish footstool storage crates. It is suitable for beginners. You will learn all about the basic tools and materials needed for upholstery.
    You will be taught techniques such as gluing and stapling foam, measuring and cutting fabric, cutting corners, making and applying buttons.
    You need to supply 1 metre of your own fabric and a packed lunch

    £165.00
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    Location : Cheshire

    A one-day workshop where you will be taught how to make one of our ...

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    Tuesday/Wednesday Morning Upholstery Course 10:00 – 13:00

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your own furniture in the dedicated Edinburgh teaching workshop.

    £288.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your ...

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    Tuesday/Wednesday Upholstery Course 14:00-17:00

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your own furniture in the dedicated Edinburgh teaching workshop.

    £288.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, restoration and upcycling on your own furniture in ...

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    Footstool – Make & Upholster

    This combined two day workshop offers the opportunity to make your own footstool from start to finish with Dovetail Woodworking and a local professional upholsterer.

     

     

    £265.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Staffordshire

    This combined two day workshop offers the opportunity to make your own footstool from ...

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