Love that Chair Workshop
This workshop is a great introduction to upholstery and the opportunity to create and style your very own vintage chair using chalk paint which is your to take home and cherish for many more years to come.
The first part of the workshop will include the painting of your chair, selecting your colour to match your fabric. Choose from various painting techniques which will be demonstrated to you which include:
Solid flat painted finish
Distressed or two toned finish
Add additional detail including stencilling or gilding waxes.
Step by step guidance and demonstrations through each stage of your seat panel upholstery construction will ensure you gain all the knowledge and confidence to tackle similar projects at home.
Materials provided include:
All Paint, Waxes and other decorative materials
All tools are provided, you can select your preference from a manual staple gun or a compressor operated staple gun. We can happily teach you both.
Each attendee is required to bring along ½ or ¾ metre of their chosen fabric depending on design, light to medium weight fabric is perfect. Calico is included within the upholstery process which is suitable for fabric which isn’t fire retardant. Of course fabric which is fire retardant is welcomed.
Vintage chairs provided can vary in design.
This workshop is designed for beginners or participants with some experience. No sewing required.
The workshop will last approximately 6.5 hours with lunch provided.
Free parking is provided to all workshop attendees. Please note that our workshop is situated within a farm environment, throughout the winter months it is advisable to wear appropriate footwear. In our workshop you can enjoy the wonderful landscape around us within a cosy and creative environment whatever the weather may be.
Online booking only. If you are purchasing Workshops only, just select "Click and Collect" at the checkout. If you are purchasing other products just select the correct postal charge for your location. Please leave your contact details with your booking and we will call to confirm and help with any questions you may have.
Maximum of 4 workshop participants on each workshop.
Cancellation Policy: Cant make the workshop? Don't worry, all bookings can be moved to the next available workshop or refunded if 7 days notice from the date of the proposed workshop is given in writing or by telephone.
(Workshop's can only be moved once and if the cancellation policy is not applied the workshop booking payment is non-returnable.)