Welcome, and thanks for your interest in wanting to learn upholstery from ARTISTIC SOLUTIONS Upholstery and Interiors. It makes our heart happy to teach you the trade secrets of the masters from long ago! Get more than the basics, make friends and have fun while you learn a new skill.
Classes meet in our shop-studio, by scheduled appointment, on Fridays and Saturdays at 3491 Robin Ave. SW Wyoming, MI 49509.
There will be 2 Beginner class times, and 4 Intermediate class times for the February-March classes:
Beginners: Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; and Saturday at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
(3 students per each class session)
Intermediates: Friday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Friday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm;
Saturday at 9:00 am -1:00 pm and Saturday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
(3 students per each class session)
Sign up for the “one session time” that works best for you.
● Instructors will provide cotton, burlap, Dacron polyester batting and other materials necessary to complete your project (except foam, fabric and tools). Supplies, foam rubber, and upholstery tools can be purchased at a discount too!
● Send a photo of what you plan on bringing to class, for approval, to firstname.lastname@example.org
and please include what day and class time you signed up for.
*Beginner projects must be a footstool, ottoman (w/no skirts in beginner class)or dining room chair.
*Intermediate classes can only be taken if you've already completed our Beginners class. Intermediate projects must be approved by instructor ahead of time and brought already torn down ready to upholster on day one. (All Intermediate pieces should come to the first class already torn down, with the cover pieces.)
● Instructors have over 40 yrs experience. Learn from the pros, who know all the tricks of the trade and will teach you how to measure, cut and sew, make cushions, welt, skirting etc... you’ll get hands on instruction on an industrial sewing machine. In the Class sessions, students will learn the tools and parts and names of upholstered furniture, a brief history of the trade as well as safety during studio time. If you complete your project before the last scheduled class, you can bring in another approved project to work on during class time.
● Beginner class: $265.00 plus $30.00 materials fee. Total of 295.00
Intermediate class: $490.00 plus $40.00 materials fee. Total of 530.00
Advanced class: Not available at this time
*PLEASE TAKE INTO ACCOUNT: We do not have room to store the 15 student pieces from our two days of classes. So your project should be easily transportable, so please keep this in mind when choosing what you will be recovering.
Payment methods :
By check, cash or Venmo will secure your spot.
Venmo ID: Jeffrey Davies@JDavies56 (Please note: do not use the business pay category for payment, or you will have to pay an additional service fee.)
Check: made out to 'Artistic Solutions'
SECURING YOUR SPOT IN OUR CLASS
PLEASE be aware that this On-line Registration and your Prepayment are required when you sign up to secure your spot in class. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Electronic payments (Venmo) will secure your place faster than a check.
Do not sign up if you have no intention of attending the class and cannot pay the same day you sign up. We have limited spots per class session. If you sign up and do not pay, you will be banned from ever taking our classes, because you prevented someone else from taking the class that they wanted to. No exception.
If class is full, please call to get rescheduled onto the waiting list. 616.710.7079
Please be aware that the Tuition you pay is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, after securing your spot with your payment, due to an unavoidable emergency, you will be moved to the next month's available session.
(A beginners class syllabus, class information along with a list of suggested tools, will be sent along with your payment receipt.)
If you still need more information you can leave a private message on Facebook, or leave us an email at email@example.com
or call 616.710.7079 and we will get back to you asap.