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AMUSF Upholstery Classes London – Student Interview

Insight into the AMUSF Upholstery Course This week we speak to one of our current students Megan Statham about why she chose upholstery as a new career path. If you are looking to learn upholstery our 2018 classes have been announced for registration. Email your questions to workshop@shoreditchdesignrooms.com or speak …

SDR Student Stories: Joe Bateman

This week’s student story is from AMUSF Stage 3 student Joe Bateman, spilling secrets about where we keep the biscuits at SDR and where he hides his hundreds of chairs at home… What brought you to SDR and upholstery? I have always made ‘things’ whether that was seminars, artwork, theatre …

SDR Student Stories: Christina Shepherd

In the run up to graduation 2019, we’re bringing back our Student Stories. This week AMUSF Stage 2 student Tina tells us about taking furniture from dilapidation to renewed beauty, why making mistakes is OK, and her dream to become queen of the overlocker! What brought you to SDR and …

How To Make DIY Work For You

The Times article December 2018 The do-it-yourself movement has evolved. While spending at DIY chains such as B&Q, Wickes and Homebase is down, and surveys are constantly telling us that millennials can’t change lightbulbs — or paint walls, or change tyres — there are signs that home improvement is not …

After your AMUSF Upholstery training: 6 key pieces of advice

Louise is a great example of someone who took the big leap to completely change career and retrain as an upholsterer by completing the AMUSF course. After completing her training at Wendy Shorter Interiors, Louise continued with apprenticeships at various London upholsterers, worked for a few years “on the bench” …

London Upholstery Company – Student Story Anna-Maria Pellegrini

Upholstery Evening Classes London – 18 Week Course Our 3 hours a week evening leisure courses on upholstery are perfect for beginners to students who may already have a little experience in a related industry. This week we chat to Anna-Maria Pellegriniand ask for her story. If you are considering …

Upholstery and Upcycling Classes London 2018 Course – Book Now

Learn Reupholstery and Upcycle Furniture in our 18 Week Course February 2018 – Shoreditch Design Rooms offer an 18 week Leisure Course for students of all levels to learn upholstery, reupholstery and upcycling proficiency under the expert supervision and tuition of our skilled and qualified staff. Call now on o203 …

Upholstered Banquette Seating

London Upholstered Banquette Seating Company Shoreditch Design Rooms specialise in the production of upholstered banquette seating. We can manufacture a wide variety of banquette seating – for private clients and domestic projects right through to large commercial builds and have supplied banquette seating for various London restaurants and hotels including The Modern Pantry in …

Shoreditch Design Rooms at HEALS

For 4 weeks every year Heals transform the main floor of their iconic flagship store on Tottenham Court Road into a Modern Craft Market to showcase new and upcoming makers and designers. This year the theme of their Modern Craft Market is “London” as they aim to showcase a handful …

Creativity, Procrastination & Making Mistakes

I try not to assume everyone operates the same way I do. I am in awe of quick decision makers and impulse driven, speed demons. I do see the benefits of things moving forward quickly and “sucking and seeing”. But so far, despite trying to mimic some of these styles …

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