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Over the 4 days you will learn the skills needed to be able to Upholster indoor and outdoor boat seats  

You will learn how to use an Industrial Sewing Machine and how to do the waterproof stitching you will need on your Seats.  
 
You will have plenty of time to practise and build your confidence.  
 
Learn the correct way to strip down your seat and prepare it ready for the fitting of your new cover - Including waterproofing.
You will learn Modern patterns such as the popular ‘Bentley Diamonds’ and have time to practise them.  
 
When all this is done… you are ready for the exciting bit – putting your Cover together and then fitting it.

On this 8 day course you will learn how to make new covers for indoor & outdoor boat seats

You can then choose to either learn how to make a simple boat cover or a Bimini as the second part of your course.

You will learn how to use an Industrial sewing machine
How to make template correctly
Decorative stitches & Waterproof stitches
Which Materials and Threads to use
How to layout and sew a pattern such as 'Bentley Diamonds'
How to fit your cover properly
 
Problem Solving
 
How to adjust your new cover to give you a nice fit 
How to correct your mistakes - the most important one, and yes we want you to make mistakes.
How to cost up a job
Do's & Dont's
Suppliers - where to get your materials from
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Additional Information

This is an intense course and designed for the more serious upholster.  On completion of this course, you will gain enough knowledge and confidence to start your own business – obviously after a bit of practise.

No ‘zero-to-heroes’ here!!

 

We do recommend that you take a little time building your experience. After completing a few sets of seats you will build your skills & confidence, and be ready to take on customers! 

This course can be taken in a small group or on a one-2-one basis for a more bespoke approach.

To book a place on one of our courses we require a £100 deposit.

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Pay your £100 Deposit to reserve your Place.