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: Wednesdays

Evenings: Tuesdays

We operate waiting lists for places in evening 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:

All materials, tutoring and tool use, other than your top fabric (see below)

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

Materials charge included in the course fee is £100