Upholstery for Beginners – Level 1

£120.00

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Description

THE STOOL

Upholster a small pine stool frame using traditional upholstery techniques and recycled and environmentally friendly materials

At the end of the course you will have a stool to take home and basic upholstery skills, which you can then build on in our Upholstery for Beginners Level 2 classes

LEARN ABOUT:

      • Eco friendly and natural upholstery materials
      • Effective use of upholstery hand tools such as webbing stretchers
      • Shaping a seat pad using natural fillings, tacks, tension and fabric
      • Basic upholstery cuts and folds
      • How to apply a wood finish

COURSE LENGTH:

9 teaching hours (2 days or 4 evenings)

SKILL LEVEL:

1 – Suitable for those with no previous upholstery experience

COURSE TIME OPTIONS:

Over a single weekend – Saturday and Sunday daytime classes, 10.30am – 3.30pm

Tuesday evening classes 6.20pm – 8.35pm

Wednesday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm

(From September 2021 Tuesday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm)

All weekly classes must be taken consecutively

HOW TO BOOK IN:

You can book in and pay the course fee through this website page using the drop down menus above.

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:

All materials (including the stool frame), tutoring and tool use – there are no additional costs unless you choose to bring your own top fabric

HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:

Our weekend upholstery classes are just for level 1 students and have a student : tutor ratio of 8 : 1.

Our weekly upholstery classes are mixed level with a maximum student to tutor ratio of 6 : 1, which means you will likely be in a group of people all doing different projects.

Tuition is given on an individual basis at each student’s bench to ensure a fully COVID-secure working and learning environment.

We run waiting lists for cancellation spaces on all of our courses – to be added to a list please email hello@themakershedbristol.co.uk. Please consider including your telephone number, as spaces sometimes become available at short notice.