ABOUT THIS EVENT
Arts & DIYNote: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
Beginner & Introductory Upholstery Class
- Beginner's classes are 12 hours over 4 weeks. Tuition is $450 and includes all materials and supplies *
- Classes are offered Mondays & repeated Saturdays
- No makeup classes or refunds for this series
- Want to spread out payments? Reach out to Dabble Support for 50% down payment link.
* Students are encouraged to bring scissors they like
Students are first presented with a basic history of re-upholstery followed by an introduction to the tools and the materials used in the trade. Your education is a combination of instruction, practical demonstrations and hands on practice. Students are taught the basics of the sewing machine, taught to thread, adjust and operate a walking foot and straight stitch industrial sewing machine. Students are presented with basic upholstery projects (dining seats / small bench or ottoman) which help them learn the basic skills and techniques of upholstery. Class sizes are limited to between 4 and 5 students per session.
Upon completion of the Beginners class, students can then enroll in the Intermediate classes. Here, students are taught the art of hand-tying springs, tufting and presented with a project.
All items for two projects will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite pair of scissors.Cancellation Policy
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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST
Martin is a professional upholsterer with 15 years of hands on experience working in both residential as well as commercial venues. He spent 11 years prior working as a corporate executive for a fortune 100 company. He also has three years as an instructor at local Interior Academy in downtown Chicago.