SL301-Advanced Slipcover Workshop
Day Program - $
Prerequisite: SL101-201 or instructor recommendation
Beginning with a self-assessment of slipcover challenges, further develop skills as a professional slipcover fabricator. Learn efficient methods for creating several styles of slipcover skirts including waterfall skirts, floor-length banded tailored skirts, and skirts with faux welt. Document step-by-step procedures for zipper insertion and other challenging tasks. In addition to pin-fitting the most complicated slipcover projects, students learn to pattern the inside curve of a barrel-back chair, plan for openings for easy sofa-bed function,practice using difficult fabrics such as plaids and stripes, and learn to create a tidy tuck-in for chair decking that is not covered by a separate cushion. Particular emphasis is placed on streamlining techniques for efficient and profitable slipcover fabrication. Students may bring their own challenging projects or practice on furniture at the school.
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