Sunday 11 September, 2022


: TICKETY-BOO Home at Number Fifty Four
  • Location: 54 Cheltenham Road
    WR11 2LQ
  • Start: 9:30 am
  • End: 2:00 pm
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  • Phone: 01386 423582

The Seat Pad Makeover

9.30am -2pm(ish)

In this workshop you will learn how to breath new life into an old chair.

Using a combination of traditional and modern upholstery techniques and materials.

A chair with a drop in seat pad will be provided along with everything you need  (apart from top layer of fabric) for the day including refreshments

The chair is yours to take home to paint if you decide, at your own leisure.

We will do the dirty work for you and strip the seat pad in advance!

  •           Morning

         Welcome refreshments and discussion on technique for the day

  • Start the process to re-build the pad.

          Including the correct use of tools for webbing etc

          Processes using.

          Webbing, Hessian, Wadding, Foam, and Dacron are supplied by us

  • ​​Time to take  a quick breather for coffee and cake

  • We then apply fire retardant calico supplied by us

           Then your own top layer of fabric

           Finishing with Diprol on the underside of the pad supplied by us.

Please bring with you your own top layer of fabric

When learning this skill we suggest staying away from stripes, checks and shiny fabrics.

Suitability can be discussed at time of booking

If you have specific dietary requirements, you are welcome to bring your own refreshments

£115.00 pp

Deposit of £25.00 pp

Balance on the day

From November 2022 there will be a small price increase.

New price will be £120.00 pp

Dep £30.00

Balance on the day.

Current paid in full gift certificates

will be honoured at certificate value.

Small groups

Requires some physical effort using hammers, tacks, staple gun and pliers.

Please wear closed in shoes