Traditional mattress cushions, with Eloise Scotland
Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019
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...
Chair caning techniques, with Erica Hemming
Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June 2019
Learn traditional chair caning skills with UK cane and rush expert Erica Hemming. Working on a hardwood stool frame which is yours to keep, you will learn all the skills needed to go on and restore many caned pieces.
Price: £185 For more details, click here...
Lampshade Makers' Summer School, with Joanna Heptinstall
Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August 2019
Four days to immerse yourself in the creative skills of traditional lampshade making. You will be guided through all the core skills of tailored, pleated and gathered lampshades by upholstery school founder and author of Sewing Lampshades Joanna Heptinstall.
Price: £365 For more details, click here...
Introduction to French upholstery techniques, with Armand Verdier
Monday 21st to Friday 25th October 2019
An intensive five-day course with expert (and something of a superstar) Armand Verdier, in the beautiful and complex techniques of French upholstery stitching. You will learn core techniques while building up your own upholstered footstool. This course is suitable for those with experience in traditional upholstery.
Price: £440 For more details, click here...
Piped scatter cushions with a zip, with Eli Scotland
Saturday 16th March 2019
Saturday 28th September 2019
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 and upholsterer Eli Scotland.
Price: £85 For more details, click here...