These "hands on" upholstery classes will be taught in Jacobs Custom Living production room. Sewing machine, thread, cutting tables, and staple guns will be provided with each class. Along with professional one-on-one instruction that allow you to learn at your own pace.
Attendees bring furniture, (predetermined by instructor and student). Instructor will advise on fabric quantity and selection. Fabrics are available at Jacobs Custom Living or bring your own. Special supplies will be discussed as needed.
Students will be taken through the upholstery process from tearing down to professional sewing, hanging and finishing touches.
This will include measuring and cutting fabrics to include pattern matching; typing springs & re-webbing; frame repairs; different padding techniques; sewing cushions, pillow backs and skirts; finishing's include double welt, gimp, and decorator tacks.
We will show you many different upholstery techniques and tips, and share trade secrets to make your piece of furniture completed with a professional look.
Students will need to provide:
All items will be available for purchase at Jacobs Custom Living. Ask instructor for special pricing.
Class Fees: Classes one night per week, usually Tuesday's.
- Furniture Design Services