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Getting started with a first upholstery project - free taster

If you are keen to learn this creative, absorbing and highly addictive craft, then this introductory session is a perfect starting place! Join freelance Upholsterer and tutor Lisa Faulkner to discover what is meant by traditional or modern techniques, and to have guidance on sourcing and choosing a suitable starter project. Lisa will demonstrate some beginners techniques & you will have the opportunity to try these, as well ask any questions you may have. Either of these courses would be ideal to join: TFD0300GR Upholstery ?beginners/improvers or TFD247SGP Upholstery workshop, both of which start on Tuesday 14th September

Getting started with a first upholstery project - free taster (TFD0466GP)


from 10. 30am to 12 noon

For 1 weeks.


07 September 2021


07 September 2021


Grove Park Adult Education Centre
333 335 Baring Road
Se12 0dz



Enrol now

You can enrol by phone on 020 8314 6959 or 020 8314 7775 Monday to Friday, 10am–3pm. More ways to enrol

Call: 020 8314 6959

Call: 020 8314 7775

What prior knowledge, experience and qualifications will I need?
This session is equally suitable for complete beginners to the subject, as well as those with rusty skills that they would like to refresh!

Learning Goals:

What teaching methods will the tutor use?
The tutor will use a range of methods during the session, and these will include demonstration, discussion, Q&A and one to one guidance, where applicable

What assessment methods will the tutor use?
Where applicable, the course tutor will use a range of methods to assess your individual sampling progress, including observation & discussion of your work, and group Q&A

Will extra work be required outside the class times?

What do I need to bring to the first class?

Options when finished
The department offers a wide variety of fashion and textile courses at different levels. Information about progression courses is available through the tutor, the Curriculum Leader or the online Adult Learning Lewisham programme. There are also a range of courses at a higher level offered across London and the South East by Colleges, Community and Adult Education providers and through local craftspeople. For more information about higher level courses currently available, please speak to your tutor or the Curriculum Leader

Additional information
This taster session will be live in the classroom, and there will be a maximum of 8 learners

For general enquiries and course availability information call 0208 314 3300. For more detailed information and guidance about the course:

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