Summer Upholstery Intensive

Summer Upholstery Intensive

Take a week off from your summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop—just like our regular Upholstery  class but offered in an intensive five days. This class follows an open workshop format, incorporating students of all levels. Work at your own pace, on your own piece of furniture, with the teacher as your guide. Leave your work out in the shop and start each morning without having to set up. If you want to complete something in one week, a small chair or ottoman is your best choice. Leave yourself time for fabric shopping after Day 1. Take both weeks if you have a large or complex piece.

    Course Number


    Class Size


    Age Range

    17+, teens by permission

    Skill Level

    All Levels




    Be prepared to purchase after the first day of class:

    • Fabric
    • 4" seat foam

    Tools will be provided.

    The following materials are included in the cost of tuition:
    • jute webbing
    • burlap
    • muslin
    • cotton batting
    • cambric
    • ruby twine
    • 1-inch. foam only for padding
    • spring nails
    • welting cord

    Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

    Summer 2017

    Section 1: Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
    1M: Aug 7–11, 2017
    Instructor: Kathleen Gaskin-Holland


    Section 2: Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
    2M: Aug 14–18, 2017
    Instructor: Kathleen Gaskin-Holland

    $500 – OPEN

    Note: Includes basic materials, with additional materials available for purchase in class.