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Introduction Course in Upholstery - Full Day Intensive Course

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NZINGA Studio

Old Manor Park Library

835 Romford Road

London

E12 5JY

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Beginners course in Upholstery

Have a tired dining chair or treasured family piece you would love to revamp?


This class offers the best opportunity for students to learn a wonderful craft in a hands-on and sociable environment. The class is aimed at beginners but anyone is welcome to come along, no matter your skill or experience

Held at NZINGA studio in the stunning Old Manor Park Library building, with plenty of natural light


All students will be guided on how to use all the specialist tools, being shown all the best tips, tricks and techniques of the trade by your esteemed teacher. Students will be shown how to unpick and take apart a drop in dining seat and how to recover a chair seat to transform your ageing piece of furniture into an elegant and eye-catching ornament


TWO DATES AVAILABLE / FULL DAY INTENSIVE COURSE (includes lunch)

19 May 2018 10.30am - 5pm

16th June 2018 10.30am - 5pm


Key process: Filled drop-in seat

One of the modules that professional upholsterers undertake is the process of making a ‘drop-in’ seat. By building up your filling and applying the additional layers of calico and polyester to fabric, every student learns how to tension a fabric with confidence.


By the end of the course you will have the skills to

• Strip old upholstery, evaluate the condition of the frame and recognise necessary repairs

• Name and identify tools to be used and demonstrate their safe use

• Identify appropriate filling/stuffing/webbing and how they will be used

• Identify/evaluate/measure suitable fabric/trimmings and how they will be used

• Re-upholster a drop in dining seat using traditional or modern methods.


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This upholstery class is aimed at beginners and improvers

There are a maximum of 3 students for per class meaning you are able to gain the most out of the course.

All materials and tools are included in the course, all you need to bring is your chosen fabric to cover the chair and the drop in seat chair itself. (if you are unsure if your chair is suitable, please send a picture via email to: info@torsiellolondon.com

Lunch is included - please email with any dietary requirements or allergies: info@torsiellolondon.com



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Old Manor Park Library

835 Romford Road

London

E12 5JY

United Kingdom

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