Thursday Morning 10 Weeks Starts 27th April 2023


Thursday Morning session from 10am – 1pm for 10 weeks.   All levels welcome!

See all the course details below – under ‘Full Course Description’

Fee  £465 + materials

If this is your first time in an upholstery class, you begin with a starter project such as a footstool, dining chair, small nursing chair or drop in seat.  Please email with a photo of your project prior to the course to confirm.

First Session:  Thursday 27th April 2023

Last Session:  Thursday 6th July 2023

Includes a half term break w/c 29th May 2023

See full course description below.

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This is a leisure classes designed to give you all the tips and techniques to complete your project and to enhance your appreciation of this amazing trade.   The classes are small and comprised of beginners and experienced alike.   You do not have to have any previous experience but as a beginner, you will to start with something like a dining chair, a footstool, some drop in seats, a pin cushion seat or a small nursing chair.   Everyone must send me a photo of their project prior to the course.  If you need any guidance, please do get in touch via email to

The classes can include:

  • Complete ripping out and reupholstery or only removing the top fabric and recovering
  • Traditional & modern upholstery techniques, tools and materials and how we handle them
  • Simple wood cleaning and reviving techniques and small project repairs
  • Choosing upholstery fabrics and trimmings, making piping and double piping
  • Each term we try to look at a chair or fabric designer, developments in sustainability and other aspects of the upholstery trade
  • Email me a photo of your project prior to the course at and check out the FAQs page for guidance and advice.   Feel free to email me if you think you need advice on a project.

There is the option on Thursdays to enrol for the afternoon session which runs from 1:30pm til 4pm (see Thursday Afternoon Upholstery) or enrol for the whole day from 10 til 4pm (see Thursday All Day Upholstery).

Fee   £465 per person + materials


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