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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.


  • Student to bring own item of choice to work on ( not too large)
  • Materials, brushes, paints and mediums will be available for share class use for $15 to be paid to the tutor on the day
  • Paint shirt, lunch, coins for drink, newspaper, any special colour paint ,fabric, braid for edge, staple gun and staples if you have one, sandpaper wet and dry, foam padding if needed for a seat or padded top pencil and paper

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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