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Deep Buttoned Upholstery Workshop – Full Day

20th April 2023 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

- £255.00


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You have the choice to make a deep buttoned bench or large footstool on this one-day upholstery workshop.

You will learn

  • About the different tools and materials needed for upholstery. These are all detailed in your course handout to take home at the end of the day.
  • Techniques like stapling elasticated webbing and hessian to the wooden frame, glueing foam to the hessian.
  • How to prepare the foam for deep buttoning including marking out the foam, drilling holes, and applying dacron.
  • How to prepare your fabric including marking out for buttoning, measuring and cutting the fabric
  • the process behind planning where the buttons will go. How to make your own fabric buttons, and how to deep button your furniture. Including pleating and finishing off your piece.
  • To finish and fix the feet to your furniture

Useful information and what’s included

  • You will be provided with all the materials and tools needed to make your furniture.
  • Bench  – You have the option to choose from either industrial hairpin legs or mid-century style wooden legs. Please select your choice when booking.
  • Large Footstool feet – choose from a natural or dark wax. Please select your choice when booking
  • The course will start at 9.30am finishing at 4.30pm.
  • Hot drinks are included throughout the day.
  • You will need to bring your own lunch with you.

Fabric choice;

Fabric is included within the cost of the workshop. Please detail your colour choice when booking. Free samples can be requested directly from the supplier.


Bench – 90cm wide x 40cm deep x 49cm high

Large Footstool  – 66cm wide x 48cm deep x 29cm high


Large Footstool – £255

Bench – £255

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20th April 2023
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Semper Hopkins
Kent Green Chapel, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green
Stoke-on-trent, Cheshire ST7 3HR United Kingdom
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