Galway Community College
Further Education

Upholstery-Beginners - MONDAYS

Upholstery-Beginners  - MONDAYS



Upholstery-Beginners - MONDAYS

Category: DIY

This course is designed for individuals with no previous experience of upholstery. It is a beginners hands on, learn by doing course where all projects are looked at individually an ddiscussed within the group for a broader learning experience.

This course will give you the confidence to tackle any project in your own home as it shows you exactly what preparation you need to do, the tools required, suitable fabrics and a personal tutor guidance.

The first night of the course will be a shorter class which will give an overall introduction of what to expect. We will go throug some do's and don'ts, some inhouse health and safety. You will be advised on the sort of furniture suitable for this course.

This course is designed for individuals with no previous experience of upholstery and who wish to learn and develop creative and design skills.

Measure and record sizes accurately
• Recognise the characteristics of a range of basic upholstery fabrics and fillings
• Prepare fabrics for cutting and stitching/fixing and make an accurate lay/cutting plan
• Stitch by hand and machine as required
• Apply traditional techniques
• Safe use of hand tools and equipment
• Webbing
• Finishing Techniques

Project: Drop-in Seat. Footstool. Small

Tutor: Fidelma Larkin
Fee: €150
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 2024-09-16
Start/End Time: 19:00 - 21:30
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