Pretty Sitting Upholstery & Interiors

Pretty Sitting Upholstery & Interiors

  • In-Person Course

    How to Sew a Roman Blind

    HOW TO SEW A ROMAN BLIND

    Roman blinds are a great way of dressing a window, giving a simple, unfussy look. Whether you choose a patterned or plain fabric, you can make a feature of your windows without the expense of curtains.

    The aim of this class is to demonstrate all the techniques and stitches required to make a lined and interlined roman blind using your sewing machine and also sewing by hand to create a professional looking finish. You will create a 1m x 1m sample blind which will be velcroed onto a metal headrail.

    This class is suitable for anyone with basic hand sewing and sewing machine skills. If you are unsure whether you have these skills, why not sign up to our introductory class “How to get the best from your sewing machine”.

    All our classes at Pretty Sitting are designed to give students professional standard teaching in small groups. So, places are always limited, but we run a programme of classes throughout the year, and hopefully you can find dates that suit.
    Please bring a packed lunch with you. We have a small kitchen/dining facility within the workshop where you can use a fridge, microwave and kettle. Alternatively, there are a number of food shops and eateries locally in the Gorge or in the village centre.

    Saturday 29th July
    9:30am – 4pm
    Price – £75
    Tutor – Jenny Harrison

    £75.00
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    Location : Bath and North East Somerset

    HOW TO SEW A ROMAN BLIND Roman blinds are a great way of dressing ...

  • In-Person Course

    How to Sew a French Mattress Cushion

    French mattress cushions are a stylish way of creating a bench seat cushion or base for a day bed. They are made with a combination of machine stitching and hand stitching to create their distinctive crimped edges. They are fun to make and look fabulous!

    The aim of this two-day class is to create a mattress cushion from scratch. You can choose the size of your finished cushion up to a pad size of 60cm x 60cm. We can provide all materials to make your cushion.

    This class is suitable for anyone who is able to use a sewing machine and hand stitch. If you are unsure whether you have these skills, why not sign up to our introductory class “How to get the best from your sewing machine”.

    All our classes at Pretty Sitting are designed to give students professional standard teaching in small groups. So, places are always limited, but we run a programme of classes throughout the year, and hopefully you can find dates that suit.

    Please bring a packed lunch with you. We have a small kitchen/dining facility within the workshop where you can use a fridge, microwave and kettle. Alternatively, there are a number of food shops and eateries locally in the Gorge or in the village centre.

    £180.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Somerset

    French mattress cushions are a stylish way of creating a bench seat cushion or ...

  • In-Person Course

    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
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Somerset

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