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:

22.5 teaching hours (5 days, 10 evenings or 2 weekends).

SKILL LEVEL:

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

COURSE TIME OPTIONS:

Evening classes 6.20pm – 8.35pm – by individual arrangement – please contact us for potential day of the week and start dates

Monday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm

2 x consecutive weekends 10.30am – 4.30pm

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:

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

You will also need to bring in a minimum of 1400 x 800mm of upholstery fabric approximately half way through the course. We can advise you about purchasing this when you start classes. if you are booked into a weekends course we will send you information by email so that you can order your fabric in advance.

HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:

All of our Upholstered Furniture Level 1 classes have a student:tutor ratio of 8:1.

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.