An interiors masterclass with renowned surface pattern designer + stylist Rachael Taylor and brilliant upholsterer Simion Hawtin-Smith
If creating a gorgeous bespoke cushion wasn’t enough, we’re also bringing you a brand new pattern + chair upholstery course, too! Soon your home will be filled with beautiful pieces designed and crafted by YOU. Perfect to take to trade shows, markets, or even up on your online shop, these chairs will bring some extra brightness and creative fun to your life.
This is a great course if you’ve ever had an interest in pattern design, working with fabric, and upholstery in general. With two industry professionals guiding you step by step (in a beautifully shot video format) this is a fun and easy way to gain some super valuable and practical design skills. Here are some extra features about this fun masterclass that you can look forward to:
→ Beginner and Advanced techniques offered (open to all skill levels)
→ Masterclass covers both a ‘floating’ and ‘drop’ seat, opening you to a world of project possibilities
→ Digital pattern making taught with clear screen-captured videos, voiceover and transcripts (and in the latest version of industry standard Adobe software)
This collaborative online masterclass is made up of two exciting steps:
→ first, we’ll guide you in creating your own unique surface pattern designs, ready to be applied to fabric and textiles;
→ then, with your gorgeous custom fabric in hand, you’ll craft a bespoke chair for your home or event!
This course is creative, technical and hands-on, and is perfect for anyone who has dreamed of seeing their designs come to life. Not only are these chairs, which show your designs in a gorgeous 3D format, a beautiful addition to your home or a unique gift, but they are also a fantastic way to demonstrate the commercial appeal of your work at a trade show or event!
Meet your teachers
This *new* course will be led by two successful creatives: widely renowned surface pattern designer, stylist and coach Rachael Taylor + brilliant vintage chair enthusiast and upholsterer Simion Hawtin-Smith(as seen on BBC’s Money for Nothing).
Rachael and Simion are both experts and innovators in design, and with their guidance, you’ll not only learn to create gorgeous surface pattern designs, but you’ll also understand how they translate onto fabric, and how to use that fabric to create this stylish piece of furniture.
Why is it awesome?
Here are some extra features about this fun masterclass that you can look forward to:
→ It’s perfect for everyone, regardless of skill level, with both beginner and advanced techniques offered
→ Digital pattern making is taught with clear screen-captured videos, voiceover and transcripts (and in the latest version of industry standard Adobe software), so it’s visually appealing and easy to follow whatever level you’re at
→ The course is self-paced, which means you can take it at a speed to suit you! Plus you’ll have complete access until July 2020
→ No experience necessary
Book your place on the Make It In Design website.