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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 North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. 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

  • Class is held in a large room, using flat tables
  • Class is a mixture of practical work and demonstration

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.