Upholstery including loose cover making & caning

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Description

Learn traditional and modern techniques of a professional standard, whether simply re-covering or taking back to bare frame, or anything in between.  Try your hand at loose cover making, whether cushions, armcaps, or for a full chair.  Everything to your own design.  Use this opportunity to learn to cane.

Open to all abilities, no experience necessary.

Additional costs will be incurred for any materials used during the course.

Learner & Entry Requirements: 

No previous experience required.

All materials, except final fabric and trimming, are available at cost from the tutor.

General & First Session: 

Please bring the item upon which you propose to work to the first session.  Any nece…

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Learn traditional and modern techniques of a professional standard, whether simply re-covering or taking back to bare frame, or anything in between.  Try your hand at loose cover making, whether cushions, armcaps, or for a full chair.  Everything to your own design.  Use this opportunity to learn to cane.

Open to all abilities, no experience necessary.

Additional costs will be incurred for any materials used during the course.

Learner & Entry Requirements: 

No previous experience required.

All materials, except final fabric and trimming, are available at cost from the tutor.

General & First Session: 

Please bring the item upon which you propose to work to the first session.  Any necessary purchasing will be discussed with the tutor to ensure best price.  KAE is unable to offer refunds for any materials, equipment or books if the course is subsequently closed.

Course Aim & Objective: 

To create, from design inception to completion, any item of upholstered furniture of your choice.

In doing so, you will found and continue to develop a bank of knowledge, an understanding of that knowledge and the appropriate skills of the craft.

Assessment: 

Further work ouside any session is of your choice.  Assessment is continuous throughout the course.  An individual project sheet is developed alongside any project undertaken.

Progression: 

To be discussed during the course.

Course Syllabus: 

Appraise and assess accurately and promptly, the work any individual piece requires; repair, recover, partial strip, full strip, any combination.

Either traditional or modern methods, or a combination, may be employed, dependant upon best practice.

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