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Introduction to Upcycling Furniture – Furniture Upholstery

Looking to change that tired-looking footstool? Why not learn to upcycle in this hands-on two-day upholstery course.
Taught by a professional furniture restoration practitioner, each workshop will cover:
• Introduction to basic furniture repair skills
• Essential tools and how to use them safely
• Preparing and carrying out your upholstery project

You will be shown how to creatively improve your chosen piece.
All workshops are aimed at beginners and full training will be given involving lots of hands on practice under the guidance of a skilled tutor.
Learn to upcycle and give your furniture, not just a makeover, but a longer lease on life.
Do not miss this opportunity; enrol now as the courses fill up fast!

Introduction to Upcycling Furniture – Furniture Restoration and Painting

Looking to change that Edwardian chest of drawers? Tired of those ancient stains on your coffee table? Why not learn to upcycle in this hands-on two-day course.
Taught by a professional furniture restoration practitioner, each workshop will cover:
• Introduction to basic furniture repair skills
• Essential tools and how to use them safely
• Preparing your project
• Types of paint and where to use them
You will be shown several techniques to repair and creatively improve your chosen piece.
All workshops are aimed at beginners and full training will be given involving lots of hands on practice under the guidance of skilled tutors.
Learn to upcycle and give your furniture, not just a makeover, but a longer lease of life.
Do not miss this opportunity; enrol now as the courses fill up fast!

Jewellery Summer Workshop

For those who have always wanted to have a go at making Jewellery or need to prepare before starting a more substantial course in September, this will give you basic jewellery making skills and introduction to the workshop and . There will be some addtional costs for materials. Please note that this is a metal working course and does not include beading.