Bring a treasured heirloom back to life! You will learn traditional upholstery skills and methods using traditional materials. If your project requires it, you can also learn how to use a sewing machine. Due to limited storage, please bring smaller, lighter pieces.
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Course Dates 2018 – 2019
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
Mondays 9.30am to 12.30pm Nicola Hamilton
- 13 sessions from 10 September £241 / £148 A49A
- 11 sessions from 14 January £205 / £126 A49B
- 10 sessions from 29 April £187 / £115 A49C
Mondays 1pm to 3.30pm Nicola Hamilton
- 13 sessions from 10 September £202 / £124 A49D
- 11 sessions from 14 January £172 / £106 A49E
- 10 sessions from 29 April £157 / £97 A49F
Tuesdays 6.30pm to 9pm Nicola Hamilton
- 13 sessions from 11 September £202 / £122 A46A
- 11 sessions from 15 January £172 / £106 A46B
- 12 sessions from 23 April £187 / £115 A46C
Thursdays 6.30pm to 9pm Nicola Hamilton
- 13 sessions from 13 September £202 / £122 A46D
- 11 sessions from 17 January £172 / £106 A46E
- 12 sessions from 25 April £187 / £115 A46F
New course dates will be available in our next Course Guide 2019 – 20 from Summer 2019
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Tutor – Nicola Hamilton
My first experience with upholstery began in an evening class over 20 years ago, I loved it and was hooked.
I gave up my job as a Physio and embarked on a full-time, 2 year, City and Guilds course in Upholstery which I passed with distinction.
Once the course was over I set up a business with a fellow student forming Hamilton & Hodson.
I now split my time between H&H, teaching upholstery and spending time with my young daughter.
I have been teaching since 2008 and really enjoy seeing others become enthused about upholstery, as I did all those years ago, in an evening class just like the ones I now teach!
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