Upholstery | Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Upholstery at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Upholstery at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Price: £148.00 Starts: 08/01/2018 Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Tutor: Ends: 26/03/2018 Location: Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: MON Duration: 10 weeks

It may still be possible to enrol, call us on 0845 606 5 606 to see if it is possible.

About this course

If you want to upcycle a chair in your house, change fabric to suit the your new decor or just enjoy giving furniture a new lease of life than this is the Upholstery course is for you. You will develop skills and work on projects of your own choice starting with a small item such as a stool first. Demonstrations and guidance on techniques will be given throughout the course including bridal loops, webbing, springing, blind stitching and the use of horse hair. By the end of the course you will be able to:
Use a web stretcher
Identify basic materials
Name and make two basic knots
Select the correct tack for an element of the project
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft to a higher level. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/ notebook to record goals/ ideas, processes and progress. There will be one to one guidance, group critiques and self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP, Individual Learning Plan.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring your project to the first class, a dinning room chair or foot stool are ideal first projects, along with a small hammer, scissors, notebook camera or phone camera.
Please ask before buying large pieces of furniture as there is limited storage space available in the centre. we cannot accommodate sofas or settees.
Apart from pens and notebook please do not buy books or equipment before the start of the course, details will be discussed at the first session. A small charge of approximately £10 per term is made for tacks and string. Most upholstery materials are available to purchase at the class.
Open toe shoes must not be worn in the workroom.
If you leave your Upholstery project in the centre you do so at your own risk

What can I do next?

Further Upholstery courses with KAE

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join the course as no experience or knowledge of the subject is needed.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you or be accompanied by another person, please speak to a member of staff.

Getting there

Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/52930/F/LC.
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