Project Description

Upholstery Classes

Due to the current restrictions regarding Covid 19 classes have been suspended.


A beginners introduction to modern upholstery.
Duration 2.5 hours
Fee £55.00

This is a beginners guide to modern upholstery using the relevant tools and materials. Key features will include:

  • The basic tool kit
  • Materials and fabrics
  • Finishings and decorative techniques
  • Frame preparation
  • Stages of a modern seat pad build.

This is a tutor lead class with opportunities for practical involvement by students. All tools and materials are provided.


Modern seat build.
Duration 3.5 hours
Fee £95.00

This is a natural progression from class one. Students will learn how to build a seat pad using modern methods and materials. Key features will include:

  • Consolidation and practice of the processes in class one.
  • Understanding foam grades.
  • Upholstery button making.

Students will need to bring their own suitable item of furniture for this class. eg.drop in seat, piano stool, dining chair or similar. All tools and materials are provided.  There will be a break for refreshments.

I recently went on the courses that Sarah offers, and had a wonderful time! I was taught the basics of seat pad building. Sarah creates a friendly and encouraging environment. I learnt some great skills that i will continue to practice….thanks Sarah!

John Wood – Hove