Sunday 23 April, 2023

UPHOLSTERY SEAT PAD MAKE OVER (3 PLACES) MORE DATES AVAILABLE . please check our website for all dates

: 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!


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

£120.00 pp

Deposit of £25.00 pp

Balance on the day

Small groups

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

Please wear closed in shoes