Our upholstery courses are designed to provide students with a new skill.  We will teach you the traditional techniques to upholster your chosen piece of furniture or create different styles of curtains, cushions, pelmets and blinds with soft furnishing skills. This is a great opportunity to learn a new skill.

Practical Upholstery @ John Mansfield Centre

Have you ever looked at piece of furniture and thought ‘I wish my chair looked like that!’ When you come onto this course you will learn how to give furniture a new lease of life.
Your course will cover:

  • How to choose the appropriate fabric, tools and finishing items
  • How to re-cover furniture using various fabrics and techniques
  • restructuring the item, finishing techniques
  • recognise furniture from different periods

Tutor: Linda Cree


Mon 9th January 2017
12:45–15:15 10 sessions £158

Mon 9th January 2017
18:30–21:00 10 sessions £158

Wed 11th January 2017
10:00–12:30 10 sessions £158

Wed 26th April 2017
10:00–12:30 5 sessions £79

Mon 8th May 2017
12:45–15:15 5 sessions £79

Mon 8th May 2017
18:30–21:00 10 sessions £158



To find out more, call (01733) 761361 or email admin@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk