Traditional mattress cushions, with Eloise Scotland
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th February 2021
Useful and totally on-trend, traditionally stitched mattress cushions are great for dog beds, bench seats, window seats, floor cushions... everywhere. In this lovely two-day workshop, taught by upholsterer and maker Eloise Scotland, you will learn to make your own traditionally hand stitched and tufted cushion to take home. No previous experience needed. Warning: You may end up with loads ;-))
Price: £165 For more details, click here...
Continental style hand-tied springing techniques
Friday 16th October 2020
A busy morning workshop learning the continental springing method. Suitable for beginners keen to master springing, and upholsterers who would like to broaden their skills repertoire. (After years of using the British method of tying down springs, we recently learned the continental method from a French upholstery expert, and are now fully converted. Bien sur!
Price: £65 For more details, click here...
Learn to sew like a pro! Make a piped scatter cushion with a zip
Friday 27th November 2020
The trick to perfectly pert corners, straight piping and gloriously positioned zips will be yours in this one-day workshop during which you will learn to make a piped scatter cushion with a zip, to a professional standard. Your tutor is maker, upholsterer and regular school tutor Eli Scotland.
Price: £85 For more details, click here...
Make your own deep button footstool
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th October 2020
On this great fun and busy two-day workshop students will make a beautiful classic footstool, learning how to create the beautiful folds and diamond pattern that are the hallmark of traditional deep buttoning. A beautiful deep buttoned footstool will be yours to take home.
Price: £255 For more details, click here...
Fluting techniques for upholsterers
Friday 30th April, Friday 7th May and Friday 14th May 2021
This three-day course is designed to teach upholsterers how to build up a fluted pad, using both traditional and modern methods. By the end of the course, students will understand how to create a perfectly fluted pad on any piece of furniture. Some experience required.
Price: £285 For more details, click here...