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 (Item# PD4100)

The lessons learned in this module are useful for home projects, too! This module introduces students to the basics of upholstering furniture. To some extent, students will need to tailor directions to fit the particular piece of furniture they have chosen to reupholster in the later activities of this module.

Work performance benchmarks included.

Exposure To…

  • Furniture Design and Construction
  • Covering Techniques
  • Fabric Types
  • Measuring and Cutting

Activities Like…

  • Sewing a Seam
  • Measuring Fabric
  • Cutting Fabric
  • Covering a Footstool, Dining Chair and Occasional Chair

Materials Like…

  • Upholstery Materials
  • Chair Seats
  • Shears/Scissors
  • Muslin
  • Batting/Padding
  • Various Upholstery Supplies