**COURSE FULL** 41722 Upholstery Basics, Term 3, 2023 **COURSE FULL**

Love that old piece of furniture but it’s looking worn and tatty?  By the end of this course you will have the skills to deconstruct, reconstruct and recover – breathing life back into an old piece of furniture.    This popular 8-week course fills up quickly so register now to confirm your place.


Course Code: WAI-41722
Dates: 26 July – 13 September 2023
Times: Wednesday Evenings, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tutors: Judy Jeffery and Kath Wilkie
Venue: The Spot, 365 Queen Street, Masterton
Cost: $220

Must Enrol and pay fees by: 10 July 2023  **Please note: this is a very popular course with limited places. We suggest you secure your space by enrolling via link below.  Payment required at time of enrolment


Course Information for WAI-41722 Upholstery Basics, Term 3, 2023

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 learn 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.  This course is for beginners.   Not suitable for couches.

Participants Must Provide: Tutors will advise you of what tools are needed once you get started.  The tutors have a tool box which they are generous in sharing however as you get started you may need your own tools such as a staple gun, hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tacks and staples.

Upholstery materials to be provided by the learner. Some upholstery materials can be purchased from the tutors.

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