Upholstery Advanced, 14 & 21 May 2022

Have you dabbled in upholstery or completed our basics course and keen to learn more advanced skills? This course is designed for people with larger or more complex projects. Perhaps a chaise lounge or wingback chair. ** Please note: Must have previous upholstery skills to join this course.


Course Code: WAI-38006
Dates:  14 May & 21 May 2022 (2-days)
Times: Saturdays, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Tutors: Judy Jeffery and Kathy Wilkie
Venue: MLT Education Centre, 22 Dixon Street, Masterton
Cost:    $200

Must Enrol by: 7 May  **Please note: this is a very popular course with limited places.    Payment required 2 weeks prior to course starting



Course Information for #38006  Upholstery Advanced

Course Tutors: Judy Jeffery and Kath Wilkie

Purpose of the Course:  Experienced tutors teach the whole process of deconstruction of the old piece of furniture to the new completed piece.

  • Participants will further extend their knowledge about…
    • how to deconstruct the old piece of furniture, removing fabric and stuffing keeping what is needed for new pattern cutting
    • re making all components from springs, stuffing and top fabric
    • Sewing the new pieces to fit the furniture
    • finishing techniques to make your project look the best

Pre-requisites (if any):  BYO furniture project to remake.  Learners will be contacted by tutor prior to course starting to ensure piece is suitable for a beginner to upholster and can be completed within 2-day timeframe. **Please note: this course is not for beginners.

Participants Must Provide:  The tutors have a tool box which they are generous in sharing however you will need your own tools such as a staple gun, hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tacks and staples.

BYO Lunch.  Afternoon tea provided.

Please contact reception@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.