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Beginners Upholstery Class

Cost: $500

Length: 5-6 weeks ~20 hours

Class Size: 5 students

In our beginners class, you will complete four, instructor-designed projects that each teach fundamental elements of upholstery.  The skills you learn can be applied to larger projects in the future.  No experience is required. 

You will learn to use an industrial, walking-foot sewing machine, pneumatic stapler, and other tools common to upholstery.  You will install zippers and grommets, make piping, and more.  

Beginners class sessions run on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in fall and winter months.  

Next beginners class start dates:

Saturday May 18th

9am-1pm for 5 weeks

Wednesday May 22nd

6pm-9pm for 6 weeks

Intermediate Upholstery Shop Time

**Typically, we require students to complete the beginners class before becoming eligible for intermediate shop time*

-Student provides their own project

-Student provides materials (or purchases from school at additional cost)

-$25 per hour- pay as you go (at the end of each session)

-Pay in Advance: 15% discount for 8 hour bundles- $170

-Fee includes use of the shop: sewing machines, air compressor, tools, access to instructor assistance, and storage of your project

-Incidental supplies, such as staples, thread, and glue are included 

-No charge for time spent disassembling/staple pulling

To Sign Up or for more information: 

Call 773-983-5586 or email

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