The Furniture Upholstery curriculum prepares the student to become a professional upholsterer. Students are taught the fundamentals and techniques of furniture upholstery work starting with wooden frames, pattern development, industrial cutting, and sewing skills. Production quality and speed will be emphasized.
Upon successful completion of the Furniture Upholstery program, the student will be able to develop patterns, lay out and cut cloth, and operate various sewing machines. Students will also perform spring-up procedures and do the inside and outside of upholstered furniture.
Graduates of the Furniture Upholstery program should qualify for positions as pattern makers, fabric cutters, upholstery sewers, spring-ups, upholsterers, or outsiders.
Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during evening hours only.
Minimum time for completion: two and one-half semesters full-time attendance.
A certificate is awarded graduates of this curriculum.
For more information contact Ronnie Pritchard at 828-327-7000 ext. 4179 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.