Upholstery for a Good Life

If you’re anything like me, you often see worn pieces of furniture in the charity shop or loved but lagging items in your grandparents’ homes and think ‘Oooh, I could do something with that, make that really nice,’ your little eyes filled with images of a cottage industry creating your own perfect retreat – and then end up going to IKEA for cheap furniture because it’s only twenty quid and then a hell of a lot easier.

So why spend a Sunday learning how to upholster a chair? Well, why do anything at all except for enjoyment and enhancement. Crafting something yourself, even – perhaps especially – recrafting and honing something already existing and providing new life into it, is immensely satisfying.

The Goodlife Centre run practical courses in DIY, woodwork, upholstery and more.

Read more here.

Published by Francesca Baker

Passionate about music, the world, exploring, literature and smiling. Writing, marketing and events for all my favourite things.

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