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Faux Finishes & Upholstering

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

Would you like to learn upholstery? Do you have a worn out chair or a vintage piece that has seen better days? Come and learn how to reupholster those tired looking pieces and give them a new lease on life.


  • Small item to cover and repair the surface around it (the $15 will cover paints, medium, staple, glue, use of tools etc.)
  • Enough fabric to cover their item ,braid to run around the edges of the fabric both in choice of own colour ,any webbing or foam to use on item
a staple gun and staples if they have one, safety glasses, disposable gloves, newspaper, lunch, paint shirt.

Please note:

  • Sometimes a course is either postponed or cancelled if there is not enough enrolments... It is therefore wise to purchase your requirements after you have confirmed with us that your class is running (usually within three working days of the proposed start date).

At Atwea College we offer a wide variety of Business, Lifestyle & Leisure courses at various locations throughout Newcastle, the Hunter Region and the Mid North Coast.
Course enrolment must be accompanied by a fee; we are unable to hold places for people or accept deposits on Lifestyle courses. Once enrolment is completed students will receive a course confirmation either in writing or by email. This course confirmation constitutes a receipt.
Please check your confirmation letter to ensure you have the correct time, date and location of your course as well as any necessary requirements. There is a room directory located at each venue directing you to your classroom. Parking fees may apply at some venues.
Please visit our website to read our Fee, Withdrawal and Refund Policy ( then click on 'POL – Fee, Withdrawal and Refund Policy (8.01)). This policy outlines your options for situations where Atwea College cancels a course, or where you are unable to attend the course you have enrolled in. Please contact one of our friendly staff if you have any enquiries or need to make any changes to your enrolment.
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