Courses & Workshops

If you would like to join us on one of our fun, creative and relaxing courses, please phone or email us for further information. Contact details are at the top of the page.


Upholstery Leisure Classes

Learn a new skill by traditionally upholstering a piece of your own furniture in a fun relaxed environment.

We run these classes weekly during term time. There is a morning or an evening class to choose from. Classes are booked in blocks of five sessions for the morning classes and six sessions for the evening classes. The morning sessions are three hours long while the evening sessions are 2.5 hours each, giving a total of 15 hours for each course block.

Please click on Events below for further details or feel free to email us.

Cost for each 15 hour course: £125.00.

Footstool Workshop

This workshop is a perfect introduction to upholstery.


During this one day course, you will be provided with all the materials and tuition needed to create your own beautiful bespoke footstool.  All you are required to bring is a meter of your own fabric.

Working on a craftsman made frame, you will be guided through the process, step by step, learning many valuable techniques that you can take through to other projects in the future.

Cost: £149.00

Deep Button Footstool Workshop

This is a two day workshop during which you will learn the beautiful and traditional technique of deep buttoning on your own footstool. 

You will be taken step by step through the process enabling you to create a lovely bespoke piece of furniture.

You will be provided with a craftsman made frame (including tulip legs as shown in picture) and all the materials, notes and tuition needed to complete your footstool. All you are required to bring is a metre of your own fabric and any trims you wish to use.

Cost: £249

Lampshade Workshop

During this workshop, you will learn how to create your own stunning 30cm diameter drum lampshade. All the materials you will need are provided, the only thing you're required to bring is a piece of your own fabric.


Size of fabric required: minimum 97cm wide x 25.5 cm long.


Workshop duartion: 3 hours


Cost: £40 

Fabric Wreath Workshop

This workshop gives you the opportunity to make your own bespoke wreath or heart using a fabric of your choice. Compliment your decor or gift as a beautiful present. Customise your creation with our fabulous hand-made charms and our lovely ribbon.

What to bring: 1.2 metres of fabric

Workshop duration: 3 hours

Cost: £29.00

Mini Lampshade Fairy Light Workshop

During this workshop, you will create your own set of fabulous mini drum lampshade fairy lights using an array of vintage and vintage inspired fabric and trims provided. When you have finished, you will have a beautiful unique string set of 15 fairy lights to take home. No sewing experience required.


All materials are provided (if you have your own fabric that you want to use, please feel free to bring it along).


Workshop duration: 3 hours


Cost: £40  

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