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Develop your creative skills in a rural workshop setting with our 5 week & 3 day courses.
The 5 week & 3 day courses are for beginners & intermediate levels, it is a leisure course, so there are no formal qualifications at the end of it.
The aim of all the courses is to enable complete beginners & intermediate stage students to develop their creative skills and to discover the basic & further principles of traditional & modern upholstery. Class sizes are maximum of 5 students.
During the course (this is not an comprehensive list) you will learn how to:
- use tools correctly & safely
- strip & prepare a frame for upholstery
- assemble the piece to fabric stage for either traditional or modern
- learn how to measure, match & cut fabric
For beginners for both courses you should bring along a small piece of upholstered work as your project. Eg: dining chair, drop-in seat or footstool. Intermediate students & larger pieces of furniture will need to be discussed beforehand.
Items to start your project.
Materials, projects & fabrics are not supplied on the 5 week course.
If you wish to buy your tools before the classes the following list is a guide for your basic kit.
- a magnetic upholstery hammer
- carpenters pincers
- Tack & staple lifter
- Wooden mallet
- Scissors (sharp fabric only scissors)
- notepad and/or camera to record your progress & to create a portfolio or diary of work.
- Courses are payable in advance to secure your place and the bookings are confirmed via email please read the terms and conditions.
- More than one course may be booked.
The 5 consecutive week block costs £175.00 per student per block of 5.
(More than one block at a time can be booked for larger or varied projects.)
These are run on:
TUESDAY MORNING COURSE 10.00-12.00
Dates with availability
SATURDAY & TUESDAY AFTERNOON COURSES 1.00-3.00
Dates with availability
Classes & dates are not transferable please read the terms and conditions.
Please use the contact form for confirming spaces available or to book. (updated)
~ 3 DAY COURSE ~
Students supply their own projects.
This includes materials to complete your project, tools to use in the class, lunch & refreshments for the day.
Excludes final fabric as this is a very personal choice.
Projects will be discussed beforehand as larger projects may not be suitable due to timing.
Courses are payable in advance and the bookings are confirmed via email.
More than one course may be booked at a time for larger projects or varied projects.
Days are not transferable please read the terms & conditions.
DAY COURSE DATES AVAILABLE FOR 2020:
Please use the contact page for booking & for dates available.
Sussex Upholstery ~ Berwick Court Farm ~ Alfriston Road ~ Alfriston ~ East Sussex ~ BN26 5QS
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