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The Chair Weekend Workshop...

 9:30am - 4:30pm - Saturday & Sunday

The Chair Weekend Workshop is a fantastic opportunity to complete that project you've been 'meaning to get round to doing for ages'!
The course is structured around the needs of you and your project. You will benefit from class demonstrations and one-to-one tuition working closely with Leigh-Anne.
Please send a photo of your poor old project to
By the end of the weekend you will be able to:
  • Carefully strip off the necessary upholstery layers ready to begin work.
  • repair any damage to the seat, and rebuild from scratch using traditional tools, materials and techniques
  • Apply an upholstery fabric of your choice, achieving all the upholstery tricks of cuts, corners and folds.
  • work towards completing your item of furniture, using hand stitching techniques and decorative trim.

Do you have a project you wish to transform?


The perfect project's to complete during a traditional upholstery

Chair Weekend Workshop are:


  • Small Projects - Piano/Foot Stool/Drop-in/Over Stuffed Chair (x2)


  • Medium Projects - Nursing/Sprung Chair (x1 Strip and rebuild / x2 reupholster)


  • Large Projects - Winged/ Small Arm Chair (x1 recover only) 


It is extremely important to set achievable goals that allow you to continue to feel that incredible sense of achievement whilst practicing your new upholstery skills and creating unique work.


This weekend is perfect to push yourself and develop your upholstery skills safely along side Leigh-Anne.

You can use your camera phone to take photos throughout the weekend, recording the many stages of upholstery. Please do not share videos online - for personal use only.


Stripping the layers off old furniture can be facinating and you learn a great deal during the process.


Don't forget to take the 'Before' photo for visual proof of the ultimate transformation!

The course fee includes all traditional upholstery materials, specialist tool hire, refreshments and expert tuition over 2 days.

Weekend Course Fee


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