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Upholstery Skills One Day Workshop - Drop-In Seat (short course)

Why study this course?

This one-day course will give you the opportunity to learn basic traditional upholstery techniques while working on a drop in seat cushion to rejuvenate an old chair or create a soft pad for a new chair. The course is also a good follow up to the Intermediate Furniture Making short course at The Cass.

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On the course, you will learn the proper use of tools, equipment and the correct fixings required when upholstering a chair cushion. You will also learn about material selection and uses and applications of certain upholstery fabrics.
By the end of the day, you will have learnt some useful and transferable basic traditional upholstery skills and have completed drop in seat to go in your chair of choice.
This course is suitable for beginners and aimed at those with Furniture Making experience who would like to extend their knowledge with basic traditional upholstery techniques. The course would also suit those who have a chair to complete, a seat to refurbish or would just like to get a bite sized introduction to upholstery.
Course dates 14 April 2018
Length One day
Day and time Saturday, 11am to 7pm
Maximum class size 14
Contact hours 7

A 20% discount is available for:

  • those who are registered as unemployed and in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or Universal Credit.
  • those whose sole or main income is a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) state retirement pension
  • those who are registered as disabled and in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • full-time and part-time UK students on credit-bearing courses
  • London Metropolitan University students on year-long day courses
  • London Metropolitan University alumni members
  • London Metropolitan University staff

If you're eligible for the 20% discount, please contact us before booking.

The cost of materials is included in the course fee.

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When to apply

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