Upholstery Macquarie Community College

Upholstery

Upholstery

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Upholstery Course - Sydney Course

A practical Upholstery course in Sydney, Carlingford, where you will learn the art of upholstery, and how to restore and renew your furniture.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

  • Fabric selection
  • Upholstery mechanics
  • Existing frameworks
  • Furniture restoration
  • Creating slipcovers
  • Demonstrations of upholstery techniques

Course Outcome

  • Students will gain the confidence, skills and knowledge in upholstery techniques - so that they are able to complete any small projects at home.

Important Information

  • This course is for small jobs such as stools, chairs, not large jobs like lounge suites. Please do not bring large items.
  • Bring your old chairs or stools, modern or antique.
  • Additional costs may be incurred for purchase of materials etc. - as arranged by tutor. Any extra costs are paid direct to tutor.
  • There are no facilities at the school to store items.

What to Bring

  • Small hammer
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
  • Screw driver (plain and Phillips)
  • Staple gun (please discuss with tutor at class prior to purchasing staple gun — to make sure you purchase the correct one for your particular needs)
  • Blanket and sheet to cover table
  • Small piece of furniture to work on (easy to carry)

Delivery Mode

**Classroom based**: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students
  • Class is held in a large room, using flat tables
  • Class is a mixture of practical work and demonstration

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

  • Helen said: Love this course as I get to make and finish projects. Ray's knowledge is amazing and he always offers good advice. It’s the perfect hobby with no pressure.

  • Vicki said: Great very knowledgeable teacher.