Upholstery course for Beginners - Ottoman


$349 Limited inc GST / $279.20 / $314.10
Upholstery course for Beginners - Ottoman

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Course description

Learn Upholstery by building your own Ottoman in Woodwork class in Sydney.

This fun course combines extreme basics of carpentry with the extreme basics of upholstery to create a simply but outstanding ottoman from reclaimed materials that you can take home with you.

Learn all about it, from start to finish, including project outlining, measuring and cutting, assembling and upholstering, and go home with a beautiful piece of furniture that compliments your home.

Ideal for…

This course designed for those with no knowledge or experience with woodwork or upholstery.

Course content
  • Health & safety
  • Timber, foam and fabric
  • Plan and apply accurately
  • Saws, hammers and drills
  • Upholstery principles
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student will have:

  • learned how to use tools and equipment safely;
  • learned how to read a basic plan drawing
  • assembled timer crate and lid
  • learned how to upholster and put buttons in it (if wanted)
Please bring
  • 2.5 × 1.5m worth of (reclaimed) fabrics . The Bower recommends:‘ Vinnies and Salvos’, or ‘Fabric, Needlecraft and More’.
  • If you wish, any buttons you would like to use on the project.

The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre Workshop
107 Redfern Street, Redfern
(Entry via Turner Street (opposite of 23 Turner Street) from rear of building)

Other Information
  • Please don’t wear your best clothing
  • If you have long hair, please tie it back
  • Wear closed-in shoes

Course testimonials:

  • James said: 5 Stars!

  • Sally said: It was an amazing course. Annette our tutor was fantastic - very nice & very helpful. Would highly recommend the course to anyone it was great fun and learnt so much and made a great ottoman actually didn’t think it was would be so great. Very happy thanks. Sally