New classes!

GFC offer a variety of services including custom upholstery and upcycling but our heart always lies with teaching. With a vast range of experience available from working with charities, local councils, schools, GFC offers fun, friendly and creative courses.

Check out some of what we have to offer below:

'Make your own pinboard' class


Saturday 22nd July/Sunday 23rd July: 11am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

Fancy having a go at some upholstery? Come along to the 'Make your own pinboard' class and learn the basics of upholstery to get you started. Once completed the class you will have the necessary transferrable skills (including button making and buttoning) to help you make your own headboards, dining seats, padded blanket boxes and much more. Class last 3 hours and will be kept to a small size of 5 so you get enough one to one time with the tutor. All materials and refreshments are included in the price but participants are asked to bring 0.5m sq of your chosen final fabric. Class price includes a buttoning kit to take home with you.

'Make your own footstool' evening class


4 weeks starting from Thursday 7th Sept 2017

GFC are now offering an evening course on 'How to make your own footstool' where you'll learn exactly what it says. Build up your custom stool from scratch and learn the techniques to sew and upholster your very own addition to the home, First class starts on Thursday 3rd August between 6pm - 9pm and last for 4 weeks.