Student's Work

Below you will find examples of work produced on our 2 Day Introductory, 5 Day Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Courses, along with testimonials from some of our students.

5 Day Advanced Course

Elizabeth Shirt & Jane Gardner – Sheffield

Elizabeth & Jane’s comments on the course – ” I was shattered last night but I’m chuffed to bits with my chair. I enjoyed the course so much. We’ve had fun this week and have both created excellent upholstered products at the end of it. It’s been great. Will be doing another course sometime in the near future!”. Jane Gardner. 

“Thanks again for a most enjoyable course (apart from that glue!) and for your seemingly limitless patience with my whingeing!! Hope to see you again soon”. Elizabeth Shirt.

5 Day Intermediate Course

Debbie Oliver & Jane Gardner – Sheffield

Debbie & Jane’s comments on the course – ” We both really enjoyed the week and are sorry it has ended as we enjoyed it so much. There is something deeply satisfying about transforming a clapped out chair into something that will last another 100 years. It’s so addictive! Thanks for being such a fun teacher and providing such a relaxed friendly environment. See you in the new year for the advanced course!”.

 

2 Day Introductory Course

Debbie Oliver & Jane Gardner – Sheffield

Debbie & Jane’s comments on the course – ” We really enjoyed the course and are still buzzing! Everyone is suitably impressed with the results, including us! Roll on December (for the next course) – will be in touch about the next chairs”.

5 Day Intermediate Course

Anne Strong – Ecclesall, Sheffield

Anne’s comments on the course – “Thank you so much for the course – it was much harder work, and way more complicated than I had imagined, but I enjoyed it and I’ve learned a great deal, so thank you for all your help.”

2 Day Introductory Course

Mo MacKenzie – Nether Edge, Sheffield

Tara-Beth Donnelly – Crookes, Sheffield

Mo’s comments on the course – “I can honestly say this was the most rewarding 2-day course I have ever done. Fantastic to learn traditional skills in this modern world. Good, safe and warm workshop space and lovely lunch. Will definitely go back for another course.”

5 Day Intermediate Course

Elaine Turner – Grenoside

Pauline Buttling – Barnsley

Pauline’s comments on the courseI had previously done a beginner’s upholstery course with The Unique Seat Company and enjoyed it so much I decided to follow it up with the intermediate course. My decision was rewarded by the excellent teaching, attention to detail and friendly manner!”

Elaine’s comments on the course – “An intensive course with a warm, friendly atmosphere.  Another challenge with a satisfying outcome.  I am looking forward to learning more.”

5 Day Beginners Course

Tina Ball – Sharrowvale, Sheffield

Tina upholstered a large Victorian gothic over stuffed armchair on our 5 Day Beginners Course.

2 Day Introductory Course

Lisa Wiseman – Sheffield Sarah Charlesworth – Penistone

Sarah’s comments on the course – “Thank you for a FANTASTIC introduction to traditional upholstery, it’s been a great 2 days and I’ve really enjoyed it and learnt so much, I had no idea how much was involved.”

Lisa’s comments on the course – “To The Unique Seat Company – Thanks for a fabulous course. I am very proud of my chair !”

2 Day Introductory Weekend Course

Clare Wright – Worksop Garry Oliver – Doncaster

Clare and Garry’s comments on the course – “Thank you so much for a superb weekend course. We are chuffed to bits with our chairs! Your passion for traditional upholstery is infectious and we can’t  wait to do another chair.”

2 Day Introductory Weekday Course

Jeannette Brown – Ringinglow, Sheffield

Christine Dabill – Barnsley

Friends Jeannette and Christine upholstered this matching pair of drop-in seat chairs on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Jeannette’s comments on the course – “We had a lovely time over the last two days and my husband was delighted with the chairs. I will be in touch soon.”

2 Day Introductory Weekday Course

Louise Innes – Crookes, Sheffield

Louise Innes upholstered this pin-stuffed chair on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Louise’s comments on the course – “A really informative course with lots of practical advice from an obvious expert.  I now have a lovely chair that I can say I upholstered myself (with a little help!!).” 

2 Day Introductory Weekday Course

Joel Latham – Hope Valley, South Yorkshire

Joel Latham upholstered this drop-in seat chair on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Joel’s comments on the course – “Thank you for a really informative couple of days on an excellent course. The time spent at your workshop was very enjoyable and I will definitely be continuing with my newly acquired skills”.

2 Day Introductory Weekend Course

Sara Turner – Silkstone, Barnsley

Sara Turner upholstered this pin-stuffed chair on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Sara’s comments on the course – “I had a great time and learned so much in 2 days with The Unique Seat Company. I am looking forward to my next course!”

2 Day Introductory Weekday Course

Alison Webb – Wickersley, Rotherham

Alison Webb re-covered this footstool on our 2 Day Introductory Weekend Course.

Alison’s comments on the course – “I very much enjoyed the past two days and I’m thrilled with my finished footstool. Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future”.

2 Day Introductory Weekday Course

Janet Kelly – Woolley, Wakefield

Janet Kelly re-covered this chair on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Janet’s comments on the course – “Had a lovely 2 days. Thanks for all your help and expertise – it was a wonderful experience.”

2 Day Introductory Weekend Course

Gail Cherry – Thurgoland

Gail Cherry upholstered this drop-in seat chair on our 2 Day Introductory Course.

Gail’s comments on the course – “Thank you, I really enjoyed my two days with you this week – my respect to traditional upholsterers ! I’m so pleased with the finished result.”