One Day Saturday Upholstery Workshop

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 41 Conc £12 Full £77 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 15:30 1 MAC 11/05/2019 11/05/2019 CM3491
Saturday 10:00 - 15:30 1 MAC 18/05/2019 18/05/2019 CM3492

What will the course cover?

Take one or two of these one-day Saturday upholstery workshop courses. This course is aimed at current learners who are looking for time to make further progress with their projects. Or for New Learners who would like to learn upholstery techniques to make a drop in seat. As a new learner, ideally two Saturdays is recommended to help you cover the various topics regarding tools and ripping out, assessing a frame, attaching webbing, measuring and cutting foam, identifying Hessians, sheet waddings and fillings, attaching calico and choosing fabrics.

Who is the course for?

People who enjoy upholstery already or would like to experience basic skills first hand.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

To continue projects you will need previous experience from an upholstery course but if you are a new to the subject then no experience is required.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

To have made progress with your project or, as a new learner, use modern and/or traditional upholstery techniques to make a drop in seat. You should be able to use handouts to help you recall how to make a drop-in seat using foam and access websites to see video demos of basic skills and order upholstery materials.

How is the course organised?

Practical workshop. Demonstrations and group discussions. Individual and group work. Question and answer sessions.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

To be prepared for the session with a project to work on and main top fabric if required.

How will my progress be assessed?

Feedback from your tutor on project work and progress recorded on your Individual Learning Plan and Learning Journal.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Continue to take upholstery classes to develop your skills further or begin to work as an upholsterer.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

As a new learner, you must bring your drop-in seat to the first class. If you are a current learner from an upholstery course, you may continue working on your project. All materials must be recorded and paid for. Tools are provided for use in class. You may bring a notepad and pen. Stout shoes.

What support is available?

Help with literacy and numeracy is available through the basic education programmed and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available in the Guide or from teaching or Reception staff.