AMUSF ESSENTIAL SOFT FURNISHING NEW COURSE STARTS on WEDNESDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 2021- Accredited course: Price on request Now interviewing - 3 places left - reserve yours to avoid dissappointment!
An opportunity to learn the skills of Soft Furnishing
AMUSF ESSENTIAL SOFT FURNISHING Accredited 1 day per week course: price - on request
Suitable for beginners or those with some background in soft furnishing, textiles or upholstery and those with an interest in the field, this course provides an invaluable pathway into a soft furnishings career.
Students will be taught by a qualified tutor recognised for excellence in teaching, and a practising soft furnisher. During the course students will cover numerous practical assignments building a portfolio of full scale projects, samples and notes that will form the course work required.
Practical and theoretical assignments on lined and interlined curtains, blinds, cushions and track systems are covered and students are encouraged to build a comprehensive technical notebook which will equip them with the knowledge to then work independently after the course is completed.
This course also provides an opportunity for students to develop individual creativity within furnishings and develop an understanding of a wide range of fabrics and their possible uses.
Students will be advised on current legislation for soft furnishings relating to products and students will also be given instruction on business set up.
By the end of the course students will have successfully produced the following large-scale projects:
A pair of full length interlined curtains with a hand stitched heading
A roman blind with decoration
A decorative scatter cushion
A decorative bolster cushion
A piped box cushion
Research Bay Window Project
A portfolio of extensive notes and samples