Upholstered Furniture for Beginners – Level 1

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Description

THE STORAGE FOOTSTOOL

Make a solid hardwood stool frame using hand tools and upholster a lift-up deep-buttoned lid using eco-friendly materials.

At the end of the course you will have a storage footstool to take home and a strong foundation of woodwork and upholstery skills which you can then build on in our Upholstered Furniture for Beginners Level 2 classes

LEARN ABOUT:

  • Using woodwork and upholstery hand tools
  • Precision marking and cutting of wood
  • Assembling a wood frame and fixings
  • Mitre and dowel joints
  • Applying a wood finish
  • Upholstery foams, natural fillings and sundries
  • Eco-friendly upholstery materials and wood finishing
  • Shaping a seat pad with fabric and tacking
  • Upholstery cuts and folds
  • Deep buttoning techniques

COURSE LENGTH:

5 days or 10 evenings

SKILL LEVEL:

1 – Suitable for those with no previous woodwork or upholstery experience

WHEN YOU CAN TAKE THIS COURSE:

Daytimes: Tuesdays

Evenings: Tuesdays

We operate waiting lists for places in these classes. Please email hello@themakershedbristol.co.uk to be added to one or more waiting lists. We will contact you when you get to the top of a list and we can offer you a start date.

HOW TO BOOK IN:

When you accept a start date, you can book in and pay through this website page

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:

Tutoring and tool use only – please pay for your materials (£100.00) separately here: Pay for course materials

You will also need to bring in a mnimum of 1400 x 800mm of upholstery weight fabric approximately half way through the course. We will advise you about purchasing this when you start classes.