Upholstery Workshop FULL

Event Details

This event finished on 11 September 2018



Upholstery Workshop August 18


Session 1 can only be booked from week 1 on 07/08/18

This course is designed for members with little or no experience of upholstery. 

In this course you will build either a large or small foot stool, the cost of the stool including all materials (excluding your own fabric), will be £45 for the small and £55 for the large.

You will build the stool from scratch and then complete it with your own fabric.  We will need to know when you book the course if you want small or large.

Week 1 ·      Introduction. Health &                 Safety

·      Build your own stool

·      Hand stitching

Week 2 ·      Webbing

·      Foam cutting

·      Marking out

Week 3 ·      Making buttons

·      Deep buttoning

·      Other activities

Week 4 ·      Staple down

·      Studding

Week 5 ·      Hand studding

·      Traditional methods

Week 6 ·      Finishing off stools



To book, please choose the date which is Saturday 07 August 2018 can only be purchased on this date for the full 6 weeks. 

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£95 per person

 Within DBI Services, Rennys Lane, Dragonville, Durham DH1 2RS



“Really enjoyed it, suggest you inform peeps they will need to take their stool home each week, and layer up on cold days.” K. Parker

“Brill!” L. Scott

“Really enjoyed the course, many thanks to Stuart and Karen for patience and understanding.” G. Douglas

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the course, and would like it to have continued, please send me info on further progressive upholstery workshops, thank you.” D. Evison

“Step by step instructions.” V. Jackson

“I have learned a lot of new skills + met new people, the result is a renewed interest in craft skills, can’t wait to do more. Stuart is very patient explained techniques very well.” J. Iley

“Very friendly and encouraging, took time to make sure I understood the techniques, I’m very proud of what I produced, and will use all of what I have learned in future projects (I already have)” L. Karlsen

“Great course, very friendly atmosphere, thank you.” A. Halliday

“Fantastic, I’ll be back!” S. Stephenson 



Terms & Conditions 

Payment terms
Our standard payment terms is that payment is taken at booking unless otherwise stated. If payment by invoice has been previously agreed, the payment, once payment has been taken this secures your place and the booking fee is non-refundable. 

Course bookings
Bookings may be made by email, website, visiting us or calling us directly FB and other online event pages.

Should circumstances mean that you need to transfer to another workshop with us, then we must do this no later than 2 weeks before the workshop starts All transfers must be taken within a period of six months from the original course date.


Should circumstances mean that you have to cancel your course and are unable to transfer your booking to another date at the time of cancellation then unfortunately you will lose your booking fee as costs are non-refundable once booking has been confirmed. 


If you do not attend a course, and you have not previously informed us, the full course fee remains is non-refundable.