Andrea is a City & Guilds qualified upholsterer who runs workshops from her private studio in central
Altrincham, Cheshire. The philosophy of the workshops are to learn the traditional art of Upholstery,
in a relaxed yet informative way. Having trained under a number of tutors, including David James,
Andrea passes on the skills and tips she has picked up from her tutors and from her teaching.
She started teaching upholstery in Vancouver, Canada, in 2010 and continued upon her return to the
UK in 2012. She offers a variety of classes from weekly morning classes, to full day workshops, and
has supported local furniture charities, offered National Trust workshops in Upholstery, and worked with
Antique and Interiors Shops providing painting and upholstery classes.
Whilst offering a full range of experience, Andrea's preference is for traditional skills and materials -
sewing springs, using hair and traditional waddings and deep buttoning.
Check out www.instagram.com/upholsteryworkshop for the latest on the workshops