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Upholstery Courses

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  • "A brilliant learning experience with great teachers and a friendly atmosphere. The flexible timetable and option to choose what you would like to learn stands this course apart from others and I would definitely recommend it. - Camilla Stourton 2016
  • "Thank You for all your help, encouragement and support since I started the course. I’m thrilled with my distinction and the work experience has been invaluable too." - Imogen Wooding
  • "Thanks to everyone at Kendal Upholstery for such a great introduction to the world of upholstery.
    I had a wonderful week." - Andrea
  • "Just to say how much I enjoyed the course last week. I had such a great time, learnt a lot and have come back with a fantastic chair. You all made the week such an experience. The chair has taken pride of place on our landing." - Sophie Revess
  • "Thank you so much for making my time at Kendal Upholstery so enjoyable! I have learnt
    so much upholstery (and French)." - Lauren Hart
  • "A big thank you for your help and patience. Will hopefully see you soon for Level III." - Judy Lyon 2013

Common Questions

I’m a complete beginner, where do I start?

At the beginning! All our courses start with the beginner in mind. As you progress... Read More

Which is the best course for me?

You may want to learn upholstery just for the satisfaction of completing a one off project... Read More
I have some experience. Can I still benefit?

Absolutely, these courses are all about learning new things, as far as possible we will take... Read More

How do I know what project to bring?

In the course description are examples of the projects for each course, if you are... Read More
How strong do you have to be to take a course?

Learning to upholster is a creative and physical activity, there is always somebody... Read More

Do I need my own tools?

The workshop is fully equipped with all the upholstery tools you will need, however students... Read More